MHA Board of Management employs a professional staff team, led by our Interim Chief Executive Barry Allan, to undertake the day-to-day running of the housing association. We have 8 full-time staff delivering services to our customers. 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

Barry Allan, Interim Chief Executive 

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:

Barry Allan

Interim Chief Executive

Susanne Connell

Housing Officer

Lee McEwan

Asset Management & Repairs Assistant

Lisa Murray

Finance & Corporate Services Assistant

Chris Purnell

Housing Officer

Steph Sedstrem

Housing Officer

Courtney Wilson

Digital Marketing Trainee

Susan Bell

Goverance & Compliance Manager

Mike Gourlay

Asset Management Officer

Suzanne Wight

Financial Inclusion Officer

Simon Hay

Heat&Energy Advice Worker

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