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Our team

Here you will find information about our Executive and Senior Leadership Team, who are responsible for managing the key things we do here at Red Kite.

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Trevor Morrow

Chief Executive

Trevor has been our Chief Executive since we became Red Kite in December 2011. 

Trevor's focus is ensuring we develop our tenant led approach and maintain great culture where staff, the board, tenants and key partners work to provide more homes, great services and deliver our purpose of enabling residents to realise their potential. 

Spending time ensuring we work with the right partners who can meet our aspirations is key. 

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Alan Keers

Deputy Chief Executive

Alan has worked in the sector for over 30 years. He leads the operational side of the business that covers development, commercial, property, repairs, community and relationship, focusing on delivering great customer service. 

He is also Chief Executive of Twenty11 - a new housing company offering a range of options that are affordable for all members of the community. 

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Ray Prior

Group Director of Resources

With experience in change and specialist knowledge of finance and resources, Ray prides himself in creating a culture of finance as a partner with operations to achieve corporate objectives.

Ray has more than ten years senior management responsibility for corporate services including IT and facilities and has implemented new and innovative procedures that improved efficiency and cost effectiveness in the private and not for profit sector.

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Colin Gummow

Assistant Director - Finance

Colin overseas our Progress and Finance teams and ensures we have the financial resources and IT infrastructure required by all areas of the business, continually stretching our capacity to grow and ensuring this power is translated effectively and efficiently into the delivery of innovative services to our customers and communities. 

The Progress team also seeks to improve services for customers through the project of corporate projects as well as improving the user experience of our systems. 

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Helen Anderson

Assistant Director - Operations

Helen has responsibility for the hive of activity that takes place across our Commercial, Community and Relationship pods, ensuring that we develop and maintain a strategic approach to business development and new opportunities. 

Helen plays a critical role in working with our Senior Leadership Team to improve performance so we can meet and deliver on the aspirations of our customers. 

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Mark Haines

Assistant Director - Technical

Mark heads up our development and property pods and has responsibility for supporting the growth of the business by maximising the use of our assets.

Mark's teams are at the forefront of our ambitions to provide sector leading services using cutting edge technology and ensuring that we provide great homes for our customers. This is achieved by both the delivery of new homes through our development strategy, as well as investing in our existing homes. 

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David Gerard

Head of People

David makes sure we have the right people, in the right place, at the right time.

His team have a broad range of responsibilities including recruitment, people development, employee and community engagement, volunteering and administration and corporate support. 

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Catherine Cooper

Head of Progress

Catherine is passionate about delivering change and seeking out improvement opportunities. 

She enjoys the challenge of working in an organisation that is ambitious and relentless in its pursuit to deliver excellent services to customers.

Catherine's team are responsible for technology, change and UX (user experience).


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Jonathan Radcliffe

Head of Community

Jonathan is responsible for managing the Estates, Homes, Sheltered and ASB teams. 

The Estates team complete regular checks to make the places you live in are safe. The Homes team work with residents to sustain their tenancies as well as resolving ASB cases. The Sheltered team offers a bespoke service within our sheltered sites ensuring that individuals are able to interact within their community and remain living independently. 

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Sarah Mei Ying North

Head of Potential

Sarah heads up our Potential Pod with responsibility for important developments and improvements in services and products that are provided to our customers. 

The team brings together all elements of information, intelligence and feedback to develop better solutions and services that will keep the Red Kite Group at the cutting edge of the housing sector. Sarah also oversees the trial of our new housing company, Twenty11.

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Katherine Rudkin

Interim Head of Commercial

Katherine leads several areas of the business including leasehold and home ownership, service charges, procurement, contract management, commercial property, empty homes, allocations and garages.

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Katie Wall

Head of Communications and Brand

Katie has a breadth of experience supporting organisations in the housing and construction sector. 

Here at Red Kite she is responsible for how we communicate as a business, both internally and externally. This includes our website, social media, PR, internal communications and our brand.

 

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Sophie Phillips

Head of Resident and Community Engagement

Sophie heads up our Resident and Community Engagement Team and is passionate about supporting tenants and giving them the opportunity to help Red Kite improve its services. She brings 10 years’ of housing experience in roles focusing on tenant and community engagement.

Sophie’s team is responsible for delivering our community investment programme, leading the implementation of the Resident and Community Engagement Strategy and developing partnerships that help to realise the potential in our communities.

 

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Karen O'Donnell

Head of Governance

Karen is Head of Governance and Red Kite’s Company Secretary. She has 20 years’ experience of governance and compliance in a number of regulated sectors, including housing, financial services and utilities, as well as having been Company Secretary for a large PLC working with institutional investors. She is Deputy Company Secretary of Twenty11. 

She leads Red Kite’s governance, regulatory and legislative compliance, the risk, assurance and internal audit function and is our data protection officer.

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Alan Wylde

Head of Development

Alan heads up the Development team with responsibility for developing and acquiring new homes for Red Kite.

He has delivered new housing for over 20 years and is particularly interested in the sustainability and low carbon agenda.

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Red Kite Community Housing is the trading name of Red Kite Community Housing Limited, a charitable registered society which operates for the benefit of the community under the Cooperative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, registered in England with the Financial Conduct Authority (registration number 31322R) and the Regulator of Social Housing (registration number 4682). VAT number 290 7410 06.