Senior Management Team
Catrina joined FPHA as the Group Chief Executive in August 2018 and is responsible for the overall management of the Association including setting the Association’s strategy, working closely with the Board and senior management team to ensure the Association delivers its objectives and meets its regulatory requirements. Catrina also has overall responsibility for the Association’s subsidiary, the New Tannahill Centre. Having worked in the housing sector of almost 25 years and whilst working her way up through the ranks, Catrina gained her post graduate diploma in Housing Studies from Glasgow University in 2004
Ivor joined the Association in July 2018 and was appointed as the Associaitons permanent Head of Operations in October 2019.
Ivor has a wealth of experience having previously worked within the housing and public sector. Ivor oversees both the housing and property services departments.
Cindy was appointed Finance and Corporate Services Manager in November 2018 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland. Cindy has many years of experience in the housing sector having previously worked as a housing consultant before working for various Housing Associations in the Glasgow area.
Greg is our Housing Services Manager. After a number of jobs in retail and a period of voluntary work for Housing Associations in Glasgow, Greg began working full time in the housing sector in 2004. Since then Greg has achieved a Chartered Institute in Housing Level 4 Diploma and a Post Graduate Degree in Housing Studies from Stirling University.
Greg has also worked for various local authorities and registered social landlords in and around Glasgow and surrounding areas.
Catherine joined the Association in July 2018 to help manage the day to day running of the Property Services Team. She brings with her a wealth of experience from her time working in the housing sector.
Gavin joined the Association on an Interim basis as our Property Asset Manager, having studied Architecture at the University of Strathclyde. Gavin has worked in both public and the private sector specialising in social housing. He has a breadth of contract management experience having delivered refurbishment and new build developments.
Housing Services Team
Katy has worked with the Association since January 2014 as Housing Services Officer with over 10 years’ Housing Services experience. Katy obtained the Master's Degree in Urban Policy and Practice from Glasgow University.
Housing Services Officer Vikki has a Chartered Institute in Housing Level 4 Diploma in Housing Studies and also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing Studies from the University of Stirling.
Vikki also serves as an office bearer at community based RSL in Glasgow.
Margaret has worked at the Association for 18 years and has carried out various roles in her time with us, these include; Senior Receptionist, Interim Home Improvements Assistant and Interim Housing Services Officer. Margaret has a Chartered Institute in Housing, Housing Practice Level 2 Qualification.
Alastair has joined the Association as our Housing Services Assistant. He started working in social housing in 2011 as a modern apprentice.
Alastair recenty completed his Chartered Institute in Housing, Housing Practice Level 3.
Property Services Team
Suzanne has worked at the Association for 13 years and gained relevant experience within the Association that enabled her to work her way up to become our Property Services Officer.
Suzanne is in the process of studying for her HNC in Construction Managent.
Gavin has worked within the housing sector for over 20 years, gaining a wide range of technical knowledge and experience. He started out in 1995 as an apprentice joiner where he went on to fill various roles within the sector.
Gavin also has an HNC in Constuction Management.
Christine joined the Property Services Team on a temporary basis in March 2018 and became a full time member of staff in August 2018. Christine has 8 years' experience working in the Housing Sector, especially in repairs and maintenance/Gas. Part of Christines role is to oversee the relationship between Tenants/Contractors and the Association within the planned maintenance contracts.
Robert has experience working in housing in various Housing Associations in the Glasgow area anbd has also worked in the private sector as a repairs supervisor. Robert recently gained a qualification from the Chartered Institute in Housing Practice Level 2. Robert also serves as a Board Member at his local Housing Association.
Alison is our first point of contact for taking repairs for processing.
Alison has worked at FPHA for 5 years and has provided administration services in Housing Services, Welfare Rights, Reception and Maintenance. Alison has previously worked in an administrative role for Disclosure Scotland, DWP and HM Revenue & Customs.
Welfare Rights Team
Robert has worked with the Associaiton as our Welfare Rights Officer since 2013.
previously having worked for the Department for Work and Pensions for 15 years in various roles, he is experienced in dealing with a wide range of welfare benefits and subsequently became a Welfare Rights Officer for several Housing Associations accross Renfrewshire.
Robert is a member of the Child Poverty Action Group.
Ian assists Robert on delivering ourwelfare advice and support services to the Associations tenants and has experience having previously worked with the Department of Work and Pensions for a number of years.
Finance & Corporate Services Team
Sandra is one of our longest serving employees in the Association having started as a part time clerical assistant in October 2002. Having obtained a HNC in Accountancy, Sandra became the Finance Officer in 2011 and oversees the day to day running of the Finance Department.
Kirsty works part time in the finance department and has been with the Association since 2009. Kirsty brings to the Association administration and financial experience which she gained in the private sector.
Teresa joined the Association in April 2016 and works closely with the Board of Management in all areas of Governance as well as overseeing aspects of HR within the organisation.
Teresa has the SQA qualification in "Governance of the Scottish Housing Association" as well as a HND in Administration and I.T. and served for over 18 years as a voluntary board member at a Housing Associaiton in Glasgow.
Laura has been with us since 2014 and is part of the Finance & Corporate Services Team which now incorporates reception.
Laura obtained her Chartered Institute in Housing, Housing Practice Level 2 Qualification. She is also the Associations Fire Marshal and one of our designated First Aiders.
Ferguslie Park Housing Association has the "Investors in People" Silver Accreditation Award and are working toward obtaining the Bronze Award in the Healthy Working Lives programme.