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Senior Management Team
As the Managing Director and Secretary of Irvine Housing Association Paul has direct responsibility for advising the Board on strategic issues, ensuring the Association is governed appropriately and providing leadership to the staff team. He also has overall control and management of the Association’s operation, ensuring all activities are carried out in an effective and efficient manner consistent with the Associations values.
Paul is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) and is a Master of Business Administration. He commenced his career in housing over 20 years ago. He has worked in a range of roles and has experience in housing management and maintenance, supported housing, housing development and estate regeneration. Paul is also a voluntary non-executive Director of the Scottish Community Development Centre.
Morag started with the Association in January 2005 and is responsible for the delivery of corporate service functions including finance. This includes strategy and policy development, performance management, business planning, the preparation of statutory accounts, and ensuring financial viability. This involves all areas of the business and as such Morag's role requires a strong emphasis on collaborative working across the whole of the Group.
Morag has worked in finance for over 35 years, starting her career as a junior in a local firm of chartered accountants. Morag then moved to the commercial sector where she worked in media for over 20 years. During that time Morag worked in a number of roles including Senior Regional Management Accountant and Business Development Manager. Morag then moved to the social housing sector in 2005 when she joined the team at Irvine.
Heather joined Irvine after 14 years working within the Housing Service at South Ayrshire Council. Heather started her career as a Housing student whilst working towards her MPhil in Housing Studies at the University of Glasgow, which she completed in 2006. Heather worked as a Housing Officer at South Ayrshire until 2006, at which time she moved to manage the Housing Policy and Strategy team, with responsibility for delivery of the Local Housing Strategy, new affordable housing development, Homelessness strategy and Housing policy and practice across all housing tenures.