Our board have a diverse range of skills, which support them to oversee the strategic direction of the organisation. The board meets five times a year, with four board meetings and the AGM, which is held in September each year.

We have one board sub-committee, the Housing Operations Committee (HOC), which is comprises three board members and five residents. The committee meets every three months, to review operational performance, review policies and community engagement events.

Board members

Alistair Auty

Alistair Auty became chair of the board in September 2021. Alistair is passionate about affordable housing and has several years’ experience of being a non-executive board member at a local authority development company as well as larger and small independent housing associations.

Michael Payton

Michael Payton has been a board member for three years and is also our vice chair. Michael is a chartered surveyor with an interest in sustainability; he works for the Greater London Authority (GLA) as senior area manager.

Annette Dunningham

Annette Dunningham is a resident of Sutton Housing Society. Annette has many years’ experience working within asset management in the affordable housing sector.

Lisa Rae

Lisa Rae has been a company secretary and is an experienced practitioner of governance within the charity sector. Lisa is also the chair of the Peabody Group resident services council.

Matthew Corbett

Matt Corbett has been a board member for five years; he is an experienced housing sector professional and is the director for L&Q’s social charity arm, the L&Q Foundation.

Pamela Norton

Pam Norton previously worked at the London Borough of Sutton within their social services team. Pam is the chair of our Housing Operations Committee (HOC). Pam received an OBE for her services to the social services sector.

Barbara Bransgrove

Barbara has a strong link with Sutton Housing Society and fondly remembers her father, Frank Griffiths, setting up the organisation from his spare bedroom in 1964.

Now retired after a career in corporate finance, Barbara is an active member of her local community, and supporter of local charities. She has followed our growth and success, which she hopes to continue as a board member.

Chris Hunter-Taylor

Chris Hunter-Taylor works as an in-house recruiter for Currie & Brown, a world leading cost / project management consultancy. Prior to joining them he ran his own niche recruitment consultancy, which he set up 11+ years ago. He has a degree in economics and finance. He is the director of the Forum for the Built Environment, one of the UKs leading networking groups focused on the construction and infrastructure sectors.

He is also advisor to the Saltdean Lido CIC, which was established to safeguard and provide a sustainable future to the Grade II* listed art deco lido.

Adrian Simpson

Adrian Simpson is a retired finance specialist, with a background in national and international finance, which is supported by a detailed knowledge of funding. His career has seen him work in finance within the private sector, before moving into central government. He lives locally, is passionate about older people’s housing and supports the value small providers can bring to the benefit of the local community.

Our senior management team

Robin Roberts BA (Hons), DipArch (Hons), FRIBA FRICS

Chief executive

Robin joined Sutton Housing Society in May 2018. He initially qualified as an architect, working in the private and public sectors, before spending 16 years at a south coast registered social housing provider as director of property services. He is also a chartered surveyor and in 2016 became one of only 30 architects worldwide to receive the new fellowship award from the RIBA.

Glynis Gatenby PG DIP CERT, CIHM

Operations director

Glynis has worked in social housing for over 30 years and joined Sutton Housing Society in 2016. Glynis is responsible for the landlord services provided to our residents. Glynis leads on policy development and regulatory compliance, as well as being responsible for the housing, property and community engagement functions of the organisation.

Marcie Regelous

Resources director

Marcie has over 30 years’ experience in finance, working in the private sector for 15 years before moving into social housing. Marcie has been part of Sutton Housing Society’s continued success, after joining the organisation in 1997. Marcie is responsible for the accounting system and preparing the management and draft statutory accounts, office administration and ICT.

Community housing services team

Martin Reddick

Community housing manager

Lise Mellors

Community housing officer

Kelly Steers

Community housing officer

Yasmin Taylor

Lettings officer

Lynn Goodman

Housing with Care manager 

Angie Holland

Community engagement officer

Resources team

Michelle Easton

Management accountant

Daisy Bushby

Finance officer

Celia Dawes

Executive support

Stacey Smither-Moore

ICT coordinator

Development team

Ray Alder

Development project manager 

Osei Sarfo-Bonsu

Development officer

Property team

Michael Kilkelly

Asset manager

Tracey Currie

Property assets and compliance officer

Sally Sinclair

Trainee property officer

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