Management team

Ricky Scipio: Chief Executive Officer

The staff team is led by Chief Executive Ricky Scipio, who joined the organisation in 2001. Ricky is responsible for the performance, development and financial viability of the Association within the strategic direction set by the Board. Prior to joining Westway, Ricky was Housing Director for a leading London Association responsible for over 5,000 homes. His portfolio covered, tenancy management, income collection, asset management, supported housing and community development. Ricky is also a board member of one of the largest RP’s in the country.

Previn Tailor: Finance Director 

The Finance Department is led by the leadership of Previn Tailor who is a fully qualified Accountant with vast knowledge and experience within the housing and blue chip private sectors. Previn’s leadership ensures that the association financial management is of the highest standards and quality, therefore providing accurate information to our stakeholders and Board of Management for making decisions and strategic planning. 

Leonard Brown: Head of Housing

Leonard Brown is responsible for Housing Management and Asset Management functions of the Association. Leonard has a significant experience in managing issues related to housing, leasehold, supported and temporary accommodation at a strategic level and performance management systems and working directly with RSL Board including strategic residents groups.

Head Office Staff Members

Linda Powell: Executive Assistant/
Office Manager

Melanie Figueroa Cunha: Customer Services Advisor

Stephen Okai: Snr. Financial Accounting Analyst

Otes Reid: System/Project Accountant

Akin Obembe: Finance Officer

Janet Adebayo: Housing Manager

Ibrahim Mohamed: Neighbourhood Officer

Andrew Williams: Income & Tenancy Sustainment Officer

Chris Bryan – Property Services Manager

Mihai Botiz : Data Compliance Officer

George Ofili: Home Ownership Officer

Hostel Staff Members

Rosemary Owusu-Antwi: Senior Housing Support Worker

Alex Johnson

Sylvanus Iyamu


Work experience

We offer opportunities for people from the ethnic minority communities to gain voluntary work experience. We pay travel and lunch expenses and provide a structured placement with approved job descriptions.

For details of staff vacancies and how to apply for a volunteer placement, go to our Vacancies page.

Ways we can help

Pay your rent

Raise a repair

Raise a complaint

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