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The day to day running of Hexagon is delegated to its Executive Team which comprises the Chief Executive and three Directors who work alongside him. The Executive Team reports directly to the Board of Management, the group of people with ultimate responsibility for the running of the organisation.

The Executive Team

Sheron Carter : Chief Executive

Sheron Carter

Chief Executive

Sheron is an experienced executive with a strong track record spanning 38 years in social housing and the charity sector. Sheron previously led three housing associations as a Chief Executive and a charity as its Managing Director. Sheron’s leadership roles have given her a good grasp of social housing operations, customer service, resident engagement, diversity and inclusion, governance, regulation, corporate strategy, business planning, and strategic partnerships.

Throughout her career Sheron has enjoyed helping organisations through challenging times and raising organisational confidence to achieve ambitious goals.

Kerry Heath : Development and Sales Director

Kerry Heath

Development and Sales Director

Kerry is responsible for overseeing the successful delivery of Hexagon’s varied development programme in terms of cost, quality and time. Kerry has a degree in Quantity Surveying and as a graduate, worked for a cost consultancy/ surveying firm, on behalf of housing associations located in the North and East of London.  This is where her interest in the development work of Housing Associations came about.  After 2 years she went to work for South London Family HA as a Development Officer, working on development schemes based in the southern counties. Kerry holds an MA in Housing Studies and is an RICS Chartered Surveyor as well as a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Ali-Jarar Shah : Finance & IT Director

Ali-Jarar Shah

Finance & IT Director

Ali joined Hexagon on 2 January 2024. Ali is a qualified accountant with significant financial experience in the social housing sector. He has held roles with Catalyst Housing, Buckinghamshire Housing Associations and was most recently the Director of Finance at Teachers’ Housing Association where he was responsible for a range of disciplines including finance, IT and human resources.  Ali currently sits as Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee at Innisfree Housing Association.

Ali formerly worked in the auditing field including a stint with one of the big four accountancy firms. He also worked with the Regulator where he lead the process for designing and implementing the new financial viability assessment that is used to evaluate the financial viability of all registered providers within the sector.

Andy Vincent : Operations Director

Andy Vincent

Operations Director

Andy joined Hexagon in October 2023. Prior to this, Andy was the Corporate Head of Housing for Runnymede Borough Council. Andy has worked in social housing across the country for over 26 years from Leeds and Bradford to Wealden in Sussex. He started his career in homelessness, and has worked in business development, managed repairs contracts, overseen capital works programmes, and led housing management services and he has a strong track record in turning services around.

Andy is responsible for the services at Hexagon Housing Association that are covered by the Regulator of Social Housing’s Consumer Standards. These include the repairs service, ensuring our homes meet the Government’s Decent Homes Standard, involving residents in helping to improve our services and tackling anti-social behaviour impacting on our residents.

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