The day to day running of Hexagon is delegated to its Executive Team which comprises the Chief Executive and four 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
Tom has worked in the social housing field for over 30 years, 25 at Executive Director level. He joined Hexagon as Chief Executive in September 2000. Prior to working at Hexagon he spent 10 years at Sanctuary Housing Association where he was the Group Commercial Director, following a period running the London area as the London Divisional Director. He holds a Masters in City Planning (MCP) degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge Massachusetts.
Housing Services Director
Rebecca joined Hexagon in May 2021. She leads our Housing and Supported Housing teams, and our Resident Involvement, Community Investment, and Care Services. Rebecca has worked in social housing since 1994, and has worked in local authorities housing teams, an Arms-Length Management Organisation (ALMO) and two housing associations (Guinness and more recently, Aster). Rebecca has an honours degree in Geography and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing. Rebecca has a background in customer service, business improvement and housing management. Rebecca has a real passion for making sure data and customers are at the heart of decision making.
Finance & IT Director
Izzet joined Hexagon Housing Association in October 2020. He has responsibility for delivering a successful finance, treasury and IT functions. He is a fellow Chartered Certified Accountant.
Izzet has been in social housing for over 20 years holding senior management as well as non-executive board management roles. He has worked in private and public sectors and has extensive experience of finance, treasury, financial modelling and compliance. Prior to joining Hexagon, Izzet worked as Head of Finance & Business Planning at B3Living. More recently he worked at M&G Investments Limited and Standard & Poor’s Credit Rating Agency as Associate Director, carrying out due diligence and credit rating analysis on entities seeking funding from capital markets.
Property Services Director
Charles is our Property Services Director and joined Hexagon in January 2020. He is responsible for our repairs service, asset management, investment in our existing portfolio and the Customer Service Centre. Charles is also responsible for overseeing Hexagon’s Sustainability Strategy.
Prior or joining Hexagon, Charles was Operations Director at Soho HA and before that he held senior management positions at Places for People, Network Homes and L&Q. Charles has varied experience in housing, which has included asset management, property management, business transformation, maintenance services and placemaking.
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.