Judith joined Zetetick in July 2015, prior to this she was Director of Housing Services at Housing for Women for over 19 years, providing services to single women and women with dependants. Her experience covers both general needs and supported housing and she has set up projects for women ex-offenders, trafficked women and women fleeing domestic violence. Judith is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Gary has had a long and extensive career in senior management in Hotels and Catering before embarking on a career within the health sector. He has managed hospitals and hospital transition as well as being been MD of a group of EMI elderly residential care homes. His experience with learning disability led to helping Frontier Support Services Ltd grow into a successful leading specialist Domiciliary Care Agency. In 2007, Gary founded Zetetick Housing to offer supported accommodation to vulnerable adults. He is rightly proud of the charity’s development over the years.
Jonathan Joined Zetetick in 2019, he was previously the CEO of a disability charity, the COO of a healthcare organisation and has run a charity consultancy. He also has a background in information technology and communication. Jonathan brings experience in communications and commerce to help raise Zetetick’s profile and assist in new directions. He wants more people to become aware of Zetetick’s work, and workforce. His aim is for Zetetick to grow across London and the south east, maintaining a highly responsive and high quality service for all.
Claire is a qualified plumber, having previously worked in construction. Joining Zetetick in 2010, she started work as a gardener and through her work and investment in training over 9 years has gained a series of promotions and she is now our Property Supervisor. She enjoys her work in housing because she says “no day is ever the same”
Hurby is a recent addition to the team, and experienced painter and decorator, he bring a dedication to the work, along with a professional finish. Hurby understands the challenges of disruption in our tenants property when redecorating or repair is needed but is there to ensure we maintain quality housing for supported living.
Ian’s career has largely been in finance and banking, with over 20 years at HSBC including several global roles and 3 years living in Hong Kong. He has extensive corporate governance experience from HSBC where he was a director of 5 insurance subsidiaries. Since returning to the UK and particularly since leaving HSBC, Ian has stepped up his involvement in the third sector, becoming an active member at Pilotlight, joining Goodgym and working at Pro Bono Economics. He is and Elder and Secretary/Trustee at his local church and has previously been a church treasurer.
Gary has had a long and extensive career in senior management. After time in the hotel and hospitality sector and a period of time within the Learning Disability sector Gary set up his own consultancy business, which still forms part of his current working portfolio. Within this consultancy capacity, Gary helped the fledgling organisation Frontier Support Services Ltd grow into a successful leading specialist Domiciliary Care Agency that supports people with a learning disability.
This work led in 2007, to Gary founding the charity Zetetick Housing to offer supported accommodation to vulnerable adults.
Lucy’s background is primarily in the social housing sector over the last 8 years. She has worked as a consultant conducting governance reviews and best practice customer service reviews. Lucy is currently Research and Policy Manager for Peabody and has held the post of Non-Executive Director at Keniston Housing Association for the last 2 years.
Martin was a senior civil servant for 20 years, including as environment and housing advisor in Number 10. He chairs the southern regional flood and coastal committee, which oversees spending on flood defences across the south of England, is a visiting fellow at University College London and on the boards of BPHA – a large locally based housing association based in Bedford – and the south east rivers trust, which cleans up some of the world’s most important chalk streams.
Gail is a communications and marketing professional, with a specialism in digital. She has a background in the not-for-profit sector, including Citizens Advice, and in supporting start-up and scale-up companies. She joins Zetetick at an important time for the organisation as we aim to grow in size and profile. Her experience in the not for profit sector and as Chair of Lambeth Rathbone Society is a welcome addition to the board. Gail presently works for Women on Boards.