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Senior Management Team

Maria Murphy - Managing Director

‌The Managing Director has overall corporate management and operational responsibility (including overall management responsibility for all officers) and represents the Board on partnership and external bodies.

David Enticott  - Director and Company Secretary

The Finance Director and Company Secretary is responsible for ensuring proper governance of Derby Homes, support for its Board and compliance with statutory requirements, together with management of the following service areas:

  • Budgets
  • Payments and accountancy
  • Performance management
  • Procurement
  • Governance
  • Legal
  • Corporate Services and Information and Communication Technology (ICT)‌

Shaun Bennett - Director of Investment & Regeneration

The Director of Property has responsibility for strategic management of all maintenance and new build services covering:

  • Planned maintenance
  • Programmed and cyclical maintenance
  • Responsive repairs and servicing

This includes management of health and safety in these high risk areas of the business.

Clare Mehrbani - Head of Operations (Housing Management & Housing Options)

The Director of Housing Services has overall responsibility for all areas of housing management and homelessness services.‌

Taranjit Lalria - Head of Governance and Corporate Support

The Head of Governance and Corporate Services has responsibility for the Governance of the company including:

  • Legal and data processing issues
  • Equality and diversity issues
  • Corporate services
  • Procurement
  • Health and safety
  • Corporate support‌

Michael Kirk - Head of Income and Finance

The Head of Finance and Income is responsible for income management, including:

  • Rent arrears
  • Rental control
  • Money and other advice services
  • Customer services and leasehold management
  • Delivery of budgeting, accounting and company payments/income services‌

Steve Bayliss - Head of Repairs

The Head of Repairs has day-to-day responsibility for the responsive repairs service.‌

Ian Yeomans - Head of Capital Works

The Head of Capital Works has day-to-day responsibility for:

  • Planned and programmed maintenance
  • Development and new build‌

Matt Palmer - Head of Homlessness and Housing Options

The Head of Homelessness and Housing Options is responsible for:

  • Homelessness services
  • Partnership working
  • Housing options
  • Allocations

Lorraine Testro - Head of Housing Management

The Head of Housing Management is responsible for:

  • Safeguarding
  • Supported housing services
  • Day-to-day services provided through local offices
  • Management and maintenance of estates
  • Customer engagement and community development
  • Anti-social behaviour‌