NFA Executive steering group (ESG)

Maria Murphy

Maria Murphy

(Supporting NFA Board Vice-Chair Mike Ainsley)

NFA ESG Chair & Managing Director at Derby Homes

Maria’s career in social housing spans three decades, first with Derby’s council and then with its ALMO Derby Homes, set up in 2002. She is also a trustee of Enthusiasm Trust Ltd and a director of Resolve ASB.

Margaret Dodwell

Margaret Dodwell

(Supporting NFA Board Director Ainsley Forbes MBE)

Chief Executive at Lewisham Homes

Margaret is a qualified accountant and has held a range of finance roles in social housing organisations since the mid-1990s.  She is a member of CIPFA and Vice-Chair of Cottsway Housing Association, also chairing their Audit and Risk Committee.

Tina Drury

(Supporting NFA Board Director Tony Gates)

Managing Director at Your Homes Newcastle

Tina began her career in 1982 as a clerk in the Newcastle City Council housing department. She moved into management roles at a number of housing associations in the north-east, joining YHN as Managing Director in 2016.

Ian Fitzpatrick

Ian Fitzpatrick

(Supporting NFA Board Director Roger Eastwood)

Chief Executive at Eastbourne Homes

Ian’s experience spans both private sector housing development and social housing management. Alongside his MD role at EH, he is Director of Planning and Regeneration at Eastbourne and Lewes Councils and serves on the board of Eastbourne Council’s housing and water company.

Nick Murphy

Nick Murphy

(Supporting NFA Board Chair Sarita-Marie Rehman-Wall)

Chief Executive at Nottingham City Homes

Nick Murphy joined Nottingham City Homes in 2011 from Southampton City Council, where he was Executive Director for Neighbourhoods. Much of his career has been in the council sector and in 1997 he became the country’s youngest Director for Housing while at Eastbourne Borough Council.

Helen McHale

Helen McHale

(Supporting NFA Board Director Jenny Osbourne)

Chief Executive at Stockport Homes

Helen came to Stockport Homes with 20 years’ experience in a range of roles with housing authorities in north-west England. She moved to Cheshire in 2011 to set up the organisation that now manages Stockport Borough Council’s homes. 

Steve Tucker

Steve Tucker

(Supporting NFA Board Director Sir Steve Bullock DL)

Chief Executive at Sutton Housing Partnership

Steve has previously held Director of Housing roles in Barking and Dagenham and at Hackney, and was the first Chief Executive at Hackney Homes. He has led on Chartered Institute of Housing work around developing best practice in repairs and maintenance.

Steve Slater

Steve Slater

(Supporting NFA Board Director Shane Brimfield)

Chief Executive at Cheltenham Borough Homes

Steve has more than a decade’s experience in finance in the social housing sector and joined CBH eight years ago as Finance Director. He became CEO in April 2021.

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