Meet our senior team
Group Chief Executive
June has been Group Chief Executive at East Thames for 11 years. In that time she has doubled the number of homes from 7,000 to 14,000 and increased the income base from £35million to just under £100million.
A trained town planner and member of the Chartered Institute of Housing, June has previously worked for a number of housing bodies focussing on housing development and regeneration, housing services and resident involvement. She has an active interest in creating sustainable communities and has been particularly concerned about how to create sustainable higher density housing developments.
June is a Board member of the National Housing Federation; a Board member of The Institute for Sustainability; and serves on the Tenant Services Authority’s providers panel. She has previously served on a number of Boards and working groups over the years concerned with the built environment and poverty and was Chair of the London Sustainable Development Commission from 2005-8. She has just stood down as Chair of Stratford Renaissance Partnership.
Director of Neighbourhood & Communities
Pamela has been with East Thames Group for more than 10 years in a variety of senior roles, including Assistant Director of Housing and Neighbourhood Services and Director of Social and Economic Regeneration. Pamela is currently responsible for all residents' services within the Group, across all tenures and all subsidiaries - bringing together and driving best use of our resources, approach to customer services and service standards.
Pamela is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and is a competent and highly experienced housing and regeneration professional with over 20 years housing, social, economic and regeneration experience.
As well as her roles at East Thames, Pamela has been a Board member of West Ham and Plaistow NDC, Urban Buzz Sustainable Communities Programme and as she is currently Chair of Winsor Park Management Committee. In 2006, Pamela was appointed as a London Sustainable Development Commissioner with responsibility for providing advice to the Mayor of London on sustainability and economic issues.
Director of Development and Asset Management
Geoff joined East Thames in 2006 and is responsible for overseeing the Group’s development programme, regeneration projects and major asset management programme.
As a former local authority building surveyor, Geoff is passionate about buildings and places and providing excellent services to the people that live in them. Over the past 13 years he has worked on a number of challenging and high profile regeneration projects including stock transfers, brownfield redevelopments and estate regeneration projects.
Since joining East Thames, Geoff has continued to develop the organisation’s reputation for innovation and quality through a development programme of more than 1,750 homes ranging from small infill developments right through to major regeneration projects.
Geoff has also overseen East Thames’ significant stock investment programme of more than £30m in the last three years to bring the organisation’s housing stock up to the Decent Homes standard and beyond. He is currently involved in the Triathlon Homes partnership between East Thames, Southern Housing and First Base which will deliver almost 1,400 affordable homes in the Athletes' Village after the 2012 Olympic Games.
Geoff is a member of the NHBC Foundation Advisory Board and sits on the Housing Forum Demonstration Projects selection panel.
Director of Corporate Resources
Simon joined East Thames at the start of 2013 to lead our Corporate Resources directorate. He is responsible for overseeing the finance and treasury functions as well as a wide range of support services and business improvement activities.
Simon’s career has seen him work in the public, private and charity sectors, specialising in finance, corporate resources and business change.
Prior to joining East Thames he was the Executive Director for Finance at Action for Children where he also had responsibility for IS and Property portfolios.
From the mid 1990s Simon spent the best part of a decade working for housing associations, including seven years as Director of Corporate Resources at Stonham, now the supported housing part of the Home Group.
Simon also has experience within the chemicals and transport sectors and originally trained as an auditor with Coopers in Lybrand, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1983. He is an associate member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.