MHA Board of Management employs a professional staff team, led by our Chief Executive Stevie McAvoy, to undertake the day-to-day running of the housing association. We have 10 full-time staff delivering services to our customers.  We also have a 2 year Housing Admin Trainee post and we buy in the services of a Financial Inclusion Officer and Heat Energy Advice Officer from Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association.

This is our current staff structure:

Organisation Chart (approved February 2018)

We are members of Employers in Voluntary Housing (EVH) and our staff work on contracts with the Terms and Conditions provided by EVH, as well as the pay grades agreed with EVH. Through our membership with EVH we recognise Unite the Union for negotiation purposes.

Senior Management Team

Stevie McAvoy, Chief Executive

Stevie joined MHA as Chief Executive in April 2016 and brings significant experience having worked in the housing sector for over 25 years including roles within Glasgow City Council and Glasgow Housing Association. Stevie is a certified member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has particular expertise in change management, customer service and key business performance. As lead officer in two transformational regeneration areas in Glasgow, he was instrumental in the provision of over 3000 new homes. Stevie has also spent time in Africa working for an international charity and has been the recipient of 2 civic awards from Glasgow City Council.
You can contact Stevie on email

Barry Allan, Finance and Corporate Services Manager

Barry is a qualified Chartered Accountant who joined MHA from the private sector in July 2016 and brings over 15 years of financial experience and expertise. Barry has significant experience of housing and the third sector and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
You can contact Barry on email:

Ainan Groat, Housing Services Team Leader

Ainan has over xx years of experience in the housing sector ……

You can contact Ainan on email:

The senior management team are supported by a fantastic team dedicated to providing excellent customer service and performance.

Stevie McAvoy

Chief Executive

Barry Allan

Finance & Corporate Services Manager

Grit Nielsen

Corporate Services Team Leader

Ainan Groat

Housing Services Team Leader

Susanne Connell

Housing Officer

Lee McEwan

Asset Management & Repairs Assistant

Paula Mcvay

Asset Management Officer

Lisa Murray

Finance & Corporate Services Assistant

Chris Purnell

Housing Officer

Steph Sedstrem

Housing Officer

Courtney Wilson

Digital Marketing Trainee

Suzanne Wight

Financial Inclusion Officer

Simon Hay

Heat&Energy Advice Worker

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