Westway Housing Association is run by a Board of Management. The Board currently consists of 9 members elected by our shareholders of which two Board members are tenant representatives.
The Board meets quarterly to consider our overall strategy and future development. It oversees the allocation of our financial resources, and approves our acquisitions and disposals, major investments, annual budgets, treasury policy, risk management strategy and senior executive appointments. It also provides high-level performance monitoring via a balanced scorecard report.
Our Board Members
DAVE BAPTISTE – CHAIR
Most recently he has been responsible for supporting local authorities as they journey back into house building space leading the initiation and delivery of their large scale housing led regeneration programmes delivered directly or through wholly owned subsidiaries and is a specialist in unlocking complex opportunities , risk management and project / programme turnaround.
As a practitioner with a keen interest in African economic development he is also a Director of Trans global Consulting and Investment Ltd ( registered in Nigeria) which is a vehicle for providing advisory and investment services in West and East Africa in the areas of economic development , housing and urban development.
Educated at the Universities of London , Reading and Cambridge Samuel is a Chartered Surveyor and an Economist by training.
Leroy McKenzie is a freelance counsellor and Chair of the Tenants’ Committee. He joined the Board in 2017.