Chislehurst & Sidcup Housing Association

Providing cost effective, efficient services

How We Are Run

As a Registered Society operating under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, the Association is regulated by the Regulator of Social Housing, and we maintain charitable objectives.

We are run by an unpaid Board made up of voluntary members consisting of dedicated professionals and tenants who meet every three months to oversee the performance of the Association.

The Board’s essential functions can be summarised as follows:

  • Setting and measuring compliance with the Association’s strategic objectives, values and to ensure its long term success.
  • Acting effectively making clear decisions based on timely accurate information
  • Setting a positive culture, with strong customer focus
  • Setting and agreeing the budget, business plan and integrity of financial information.
  • Ensuring that the Association’s affairs are conducted lawfully.

Our Board Members

James Green

Chair – Development Committee

Chartered Building Surveyor with extensive work in building and refurbishing in the social housing and private sector.

Helen Berg

Chair - Audit and Risk Committee and Ursula Lodges Trustee

Chartered Accountant advising clients in the social housing sector

Susan Clinton

Vice Chair

Head of Housing (South London Region) Clarion Housing Group, also with experience in housing strategy, working for a large London borough.

Joan Gatfield

Ursula Lodges Trustee

Education professional specialising in adult education in several local authorities

Steve Kerridge

Chair & Ursula Lodges Trustee

Housing Consultant with experience in Local Authorities, large and small Housing Associations, including as Assistant Director and interim Chief Executive.

Patsy Alexander

Member of Audit and Risk Committee

Qualified Accountant and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts. Senior Manager in the Financial Services industry

Michelle Mansfield

Experience in housing including marketing and PR as well as senior leadership roles in operations, including complaints, business improvement and allocations.

Liz Hamlet

Member of Audit and Risk Committee

Strategic housing professional with experience in resident services, community safety & regeneration. Experience in investment Banking, Coaching and Mentoring and is a Company Director

Carli Harper-Penman

Member of Audit and Risk Committee

Strategy & communication expert with significant social housing experience. Partner with Inflect Partners, a strategic communications & business transformation consultancy

Bruce Shelmerdine

Member of Audit and Risk Committee

Qualified Chartered Account & Finance Director of mhs homes. Has extensive experience working in the housing sector with a number of registered social landlords

Mark Hanson

Member of Development Committee

Development consultant & former Development Director with almost fifty years’ experience of developing and constructing homes. Has a strong interest in zero energy homes and renewables.

Peter Brown

Member of Development Committee

Trained Architect working in housing since 1974. Experience with Credit Unions & as CEO for several Housing Associations. Supports consultants Campbell Tickell’s work on Affordable Credit.