Our People

Meet the Executive Team

The Executive team is led by Liz Haworth, supported by a Deputy Group Chief Executive and a Chief Operating and Transformation Officer.

Liz Haworth

Group Chief Executive

Liz leads the organisation to deliver our ambitious OD3 strategy, positioning Halton as a landlord of choice whilst fulfilling our vision of improving people’s lives.

Neil McGrath

Deputy Group Chief Executive & Chief Financial Officer

Neil leads the business services functions, growth, finance as well as our commercial arm, Open Door.

Debbie Trust-Dickinson

Chief Operating & Transformation Officer

Debbie leads the business functions for Customer, Homes, IT, digital, Brand and Transformation.

Meet the Leadership Team

The Leadership Team comprises eight directors:

Pauline Jones

Director of Neighbourhoods

Developing thriving neighbourhoods is our key focus. Pauline leads on listening to our customers’ voice, and delivering services that are accessible, perform well, and provide value for money.

Scott Murray

Director of Homes

Scott heads up the homes and property services directorate, ensuring customers are safe and their homes are fit for the future.

Sue Smith

Director of Finance

Sue leads on finance, performance, governance and assurance, keeping Halton Housing running financially on track.

Paul Mullane

Director of Development & Growth

Paul looks after the development of new homes, delivering our ambitious plan to build and acquire 1,000 new homes covering a whole market housing offer.

Natalie O'Hara

Director of People

Natalie leads on Human Resources and Organisational Development, looking after our 330 colleagues, recruiting and retaining people with the right skills to deliver our services.

Paul Croston

Director of Technology, Digital and Data

Paul keeps us at the forefront of digital and innovation, leading on the delivery of a refreshed IT strategy focussing on ensuring core systems are fit for the future, optimising the digital experience for customers and colleagues, managing data as a strategic asset and enabling intelligence-led decision making and a pre-emptive service model.

Rob Poole

Managing Director, Open Door

Taking charge of our commercial entity OSUK, Rob and his team manage a number of private properties with various tenures across the North West.

 

Alan Smith

Director of Customer Experience

Alan leads on our ambitions to develop a truly customer-focused experience for all of our customers.

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Our Board

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The Halton Housing Board is ultimately responsible for delivering our vision of improving people’s lives. They work together as a team to make decisions on a wide range of issues that contribute to the delivery of this vision.