Our staff

Westway Housing Association currently has 12 full-time staff members based at its main office at 292B, Kensal Road, W10 5BE. There are also five staff based at our hostel for young single people aged 18-25 in our Hostel at Lancaster Road, W11 and a part time resident caretaker base at Universal House, Southall.

Management team

Ricky Scipio: Chief Executive

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: Director of Financial Services 

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: Housing Director



Head Office Staff Members

Maria Gorbe:  Executive Assistant/ Office Manager               

Mihai Botiz: Customer Services Officer

Kaysha Hanson: Customer Services Officer

Stephen Okai: Snr. Financial Accounting Analyst

Akin Obembe: Finance Officer

Patricia Boothe: Housing Manager

 David Rankin: Neighbourhood Officer

Janet Adebayo: Income & Tenancy Officer

Louis Rutherford: Property Service Manager



Hostel Staff Members

Rosemary Owusu- Antwi: Senior Housing Support Worker





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 Vacanciespage.



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