Our Management Team
DirectorAs Director, Brendan supports the Management Committee, leads the Senior Management Team and is responsible for implementing the strategic objectives of Prospect. Brendan started at Prospect as Housing Manager in June 2004, and became Prospect's Director in March 2014. During his time at Prospect Brendan has been actively involved in a variety of external groups. He has previously chaired the East Region Housing Management Forum, has been on the board of Edinburgh’s Common Housing Register (Edindex) since 2010, and is currently Chair of the Edinburgh Affordable Housing Partnership.
Lynne heads up Prospect’s Finance department. She joined Prospect in March 2018, having previously worked as Finance Manager for another Edinburgh Housing Association. Lynne has also worked for Communities Scotland (now the Scottish Housing Regulator) in a regulatory role. She qualified as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in 2001, and achieved Fellow status in 2006.
Housing ManagerAs the Housing Manager Catherine leads a team delivering tenancy management services to our tenants. She relishes working together with the tenants, Committee, Management Team and staff to ensure we provide great quality housing and customer services to the communities that Prospect serve. Catherine started with Prospect in April 2014. Before joining Prospect, Catherine was an Operations Manager with Viewpoint Housing Association, where she worked for 15 years in a variety of roles.
Property Services Manager
At Prospect, Neil is responsible for leading the Property Services Department. Neil started with Prospect in March 2013 and has previously worked for three other Housing Associations, all in property maintenance related roles. Neil studied Quantity Surveying at Abertay University, Dundee, completed a post graduate Masters course in Facilities Management at Napier University and is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Building.
I am excited to be a part of Prospect's work, using my background in journalism and advertising and experience of working in the Third Sector to benefit Prospect and local people. Joined September 2015. Elected as Chairperson September 2017.
As former chairperson of Prospect, and one of the original Committee members, I have spent many years ensuring that the housing and communities that Prospect builds are the best we can make them. Each year brings fresh challenges. Joined July 1988. Elected as Vice Chairperson September 2015.
I wanted to be able to voice my opinions and influence decisions. Joined August 2010. Elected as Treasurer September 2017.
Being a Committee member gives me the chance to help secure the future of Wester Hailes. I am a Prospect tenant from Clovenstone and I wouldn’t live anywhere else. I consider myself to be a community activist and I take a keen interest in the surrounding area. Joined September 2004 Elected as Secretary September 2009.
As someone who lives in a Prospect house, Alan wants the opportunity to make sure the needs of the tenants are taken into account. By being on the Management Committee he is able to make a positive impact on the organisation and the services that it provides. Alan has previously worked in housing, so brings that experience to his role on Prospect’s committee. Joined September 1998.
Having lived in Wester Hailes for a number of years. I am very passionate about the Community and the great service that Prospect Housing provide. I had previously been a member of the tenant forum, but now moving to the Management committee. I believe my skills and experience will make a difference. Joined September 2016.
I'm a Lecturer in Social Policy at the University of Stirling. Throughout my research career I have developed partnerships with organisations in Wester Hailes. My involvement in Prospect means a lot to me in terms of giving something back to, and being engaged with, such a fantastic community. Joined November 2008.
I’m keen to support the social housing role of Prospect and also its wider action role within the Wester Hailes Community. Joined September 2013.
I am interested in the work Prospect undertakes and what it provides for the Community of Wester Hailes. Joined November 2009.
Joined September 2018.
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