Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees meets approximately quarterly or as required. All the members give their time for free.

Under One Roof’s Constitution provides for up to 12 Trustees. We currently have six appointed. We are actively working to identify the gaps in our representation and skills to manage a new charity and will recruit more Trustees once we have completed an initial Strategic Review and Trustee Skills Audit.

Our Trustees

Jim Hayton – Chair of the Board of Trustees
Jim has extensive experience of working in local authority housing departments and is currently co-ordinator of Scotland’s Housing Network which is a forum of private sector housing officials.

Tony Cain – Trustee
Tony currently manages the Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers. He has extensive experience of working with local authorities and was a member of the Housing Improvement Task Force that was set up by the Scottish Government in 2000 to undertake a comprehensive review of housing policy as it relates to the condition of private sector housing in Scotland.

Alison McDiarmid – Trustee
Alison first came to housing via Your Place, the factoring arm of the Wheatley Group. She is currently Chief Executive of the Property Managers Association Scotland.

Jocelyn Cunliffe  – Trustee
Jocelyn is a conservation architect and is chair of the Royal Incorporation of Architects (RIAS) Conservation Committee.

Euan Leitch – Trustee
Euan is CEO of Scotland’s Regeneration Forum, SURF. He is formerly the Director of the Built Environment Forum Scotland and in this capacity provided secretariat services to the Scottish Parliamentary Working Group on Tenement Maintenance.

Professor Andrew Steven – Trustee
Andrew is based at the University of Edinburgh School of Law. He served two terms as a Scottish Law Commissioner where he worked on property law reform. He was also a member of the Scottish Parliamentary Working Group on Tenement Maintenance.

Paul Thom – Trustee
Paul is the Technical Director of Changeworks, a leading environmental charity in Scotland focused on delivering solutions for low-carbon living.

Past members of our Steering Group

We are grateful to the following people who gave their time freely to the Steering Group of the project in its first phase. Many of these members continue to support us actively.

  • Iain Connelly – Past President RIAS
  • Neil Baxter – RIAS
  • Eleanor McAllister – RIAS
  • Louise Glendinning – Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors
  • David Stewart – Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
  • Frank Plowright – Glasgow Factoring Commission
  • Liz Dickson – Scotland’s Housing Network
  • Brian Parr – Scotland’s Housing Network
  • Tessa Clark – Changeworks
  • Liz Partington – Changeworks
  • Alasdair Balfour – Royal Institute Chartered Surveyors
  • Jackie Reilly – Partick Housing Association
  • Roger Curtis – Historic Scotland
  • John Blackwood – Scottish Association of Landlords
  • Jeremy Hewer – Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
  • Ewan Fisher – Home Energy Scotland Advice Service Edinburgh

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