Creating homes and places where people want to live

Our Executive Management Team and structure

Steve Feast
Director of Transition

With a career spanning more than 25 years in housing, Steve has worked with ALMOs, local authorities and housing associations across the East Midlands, Yorkshire and the North West in a wide range of roles. 

He has extensive experience at national level, and has worked with the National Federation of ALMOs (NFA) and government departments on the removal of the Housing Revenue Account Debt Cap. He has a BA (Hons) in Housing Studies and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Outside work, Steve is an FA qualified football coach and is heavily involved in junior football. He also enjoys live music, and in normal times Rock City is one of his favourite venues.

Alison Brown
Director of Property

Bringing over 32 years’ social housing experience to the role, Alison has a wealth of knowledge of the repairs and maintenance sector. With a master’s in business and a degree in Housing Management and Development, she has held multiple senior roles in the social housing sector.

Alison is an experienced change and  transformation specialist adept at understanding organisational context/service requirements and converting them into innovative solutions and pragmatic actions.

James Howse
Director of Corporate Resources

James spent 20 years with PricewaterhouseCooper’s public sector practice (in Birmingham, Edinburgh and London) and in that time gained a wealth of experience of working at a senior level in a variety of organisations including local and central government, the NHS, police and housing.

His background is in finance and audit (being a member the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy) and also programme and change management (being a qualified PRINCE2 practitioner).

Most recently James has been the Corporate Director of Resources (and Section 151 Officer) at a number of district councils in the West Midlands (namely South Staffordshire Council, Bromsgrove District Council and Redditch Borough Council).