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Key facts

  • Group turnover
    Group turnover
  • Turnover from social housing lettings
    Turnover from social housing lettings
  • Operating surplus
    Operating surplus
  • Operating margin
    Operating margin
  • Homes developed in the year
    Homes developed in the year
  • Homes managed by RHP
    Homes managed by RHP
  • Employees

About us

  • David Done OBE
    David Done OBE

    Chief Executive

    As Chief Executive of RHP, David also sits on the Board. David helped establish RHP in 2000 by leading the stock transfer and being appointed its Chief Executive. Previously he worked for five local authorities, homelessness charities, and voluntary sector organisations. David is a recognised thought leader in the sector ranked in the top 10 of 24 Housing’s most influential people in 2018 and 2019. His expertise is in business transformation and organisational development, driven by a passion for creating inspirational cultures capable of delivering excellent customer service.
    Declared Interests:

    David’s partner is the CEO of CDS Cooperatives. His brother in law is Chair of the Board for Robust Details Ltd. David is also a Board member of RHP Golding Homes.

  • Corinna Bishopp
    Corinna Bishopp

    Executive Director of Finance

    Corinna joined RHP as Executive Director of Finance in July 2017. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has operated at Director level in a wide variety of industries. Before joining RHP she was Interim Group Finance Director at Thames Valley Housing, and a consultant advising on the Thames Valley and Genesis Housing Association merger. She also worked on the successful IPO at the UK's Leading Retirement Builder McCarthy & Stone, was Interim Chief Financial Officer at Eversholt Rail and spent over 10 years in Bupa, including as Chief Financial Officer of Bupa Latin America in Miami.
    Declared Interests:

    Corinna is a Director of RHP Finance plc.

  • John Newbury
    John Newbury - Board member


    John had a senior local government career in the West Midlands, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and London including as Director of Housing Services for Hammersmith & Fulham Council. John then established Newbury King Consultants which was later acquired by Mouchel, and John became Mouchel's Director of Housing & Regeneration. John lives in South London from where he runs a consultancy business.
    Declared Interests:

    John is a non-executive director of LiveWest and a director and part owner of Wenbury Limited, a management consultancy. John is also a director of RHP Finance plc.

  • Suzanne Avery
    Suzanne Avery - Board member

    Suzanne has over 20 years' extensive experience at the forefront of the real estate and housing finance sectors, formerly as Managing Director of the London Real Estate Finance Group & Sustainability at RBS, where she built a significant business which was awarded some of the largest and most complex UK real estate debt and capital markets transactions. She is now engaged in a range of corporate initiatives in the UK and internationally.
    Declared Interests:

    Having held various board appointments over the last decade in healthcare and property related sectors including at A2 Dominion. Suzanne is currently Trustee of LandAid, senior advisor with Centrus, a Church Commissioner and Non Executive Director of LondonMetric Property Plc.

  • Peter Cogan
    Peter Cogan

    Executive Director of Customer Services

    Peter joined RHP in January 2019 as Executive Director of Customer Service; his experience lies in customer relations - he believes in a first rate service for our customers. Previously Peter was Customer Operations Director for Thames Water Utilities Ltd, prior to that he spent 6 years with Barclays Bank plc, initially joining as Head of Online Banking before becoming Transactional Banking Director where he was responsible for the Retails banks India Contact Centres. He also worked in senior customer operational roles for the mobile phone operator 3, including being part of the team that set up 3 Ireland.
    Declared Interests:

    Peter is a Non-Executive Director for CHP Housing Association based in Essex.

  • Toby D'Olier
    Toby D'Olier - Board member

    Toby has been a RHP homeowner for nine years. He joined the Board in September 2013. He has spent ten years working in radio for Global Radio, as well as the BBC and others as an executive producer and manager. He is now self employed as a videographer, Sound engineer and editor, producing corporate video, podcasts and radio shows for a wide variety of clients.
    Declared Interests:

    Toby is a member of the Kew Society, who campaign to preserve the character of Kew and the surrounding area

  • Jane Gallifent
    Jane Gallifent - Board member

    Jane Gallifent is the Director of Development and Sales at Aster Group bringing 30 years of experience in delivering new, affordable homes across the South East and West. Jane leads a team responsible for a large development programme from S106 opportunities, JVs, land acquisition, regeneration options and delivery of small rural sites . She’s been with Aster for two years and saw the business deliver its most successful programme to date last year, delivering 1156 new homes.
    Declared Interests:

    Employee of Aster Housing Group

  • Lucy Graley
    Lucy Graley

    Executive Director of People and Business Services

    Lucy joined RHP as Executive Director of People and Business Services in October 2018. She is a Fellow of the CIPD and has worked leading business change at Director level within the not-for-profit sector. Most recently she was the People Director at the Royal Horticultural Society. She has worked in the professional sector at Grant Thornton and also within local government, including supporting the TUPE from Sheffield City Council housing to Sheffield Homes. Lucy has also undertaken a number of voluntary positions including sitting on the HR Committee at Amnesty International, Governor at a local senior school and currently a Trustee at London Cyrenians Housing Association.
    Declared Interests:

    Lucy is a Trustee as London Cyrenians Housing Association.

  • Jenine Langrish
    Jenine Langrish - Board member

    Jenine spent around 25 years working in the City, mainly as a UK equity fund manager responsible for looking after charitable funds. More recently she has held a number of non-executive roles with a variety of not for profit organisations. This included 9 years on the board of Town and Country Housing Group, a housing association based in Tunbridge Wells, where she chaired their Investment and Finance committee. She is also a member of the Risk and Audit Committee of a Tower Hamlets based housing association, Gateway Housing. Jenine has lived in the Borough of Richmond for over 30 years and is delighted to be on the board of RHP, her local housing association. She is an enthusiastic member of a number of local organisations, and chairs a coalition called MASC (Make Air Safe and Clean) which brings together local groups campaigning for clean air in South West London.
    Declared Interests:

  • Chris Ling
    Chris Ling - Board member

    Chris is a highly experienced Finance Director with over 20 years of senior finance roles across a wide range of companies and industries. Until March 2019, Chris was the Divisional Finance Director for Interserve’s Support Services Division. Prior to that, he spent seven years at Centrica where he was the Financial Controller and Finance Director of both the Residential and Commercial Energy Supply businesses. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Physics from Imperial College.
    Declared Interests:


  • Stephen Speak
    Stephen Speak - Board member

    Stephen joined the RHP Board in June 2013. His background is in audit and finance and he has been a director of multiple businesses over the years. Currently he is a director of an internet retailer and of three RHP subsidiaries while also providing ad-hoc consulting services on a self-employed basis. He has lived in Richmond since 1988 and serves in a voluntary capacity on the committees of Richmond Society, Kew Society and London Forum. He was elected a Councillor for the London Borough of Richmond in 2012 and served on Richmond Council’s Cabinet from 2014-2018.
    Declared Interests:

    Stephen is a director of RHP Finance plc.

  • Nigel Taylor
    Nigel Taylor - Board member

    Nigel joined the RHP Board in July 2015. A local resident, he has dedicated thirty years’ service to the property and construction industries. Nigel is Chief Executive of Carlton, having previously held senior positions with Carillion, Wimpey and Edward Nuttall. He is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Royal Engineer in the Engineer and Logistics Staff Corps (V) and Chair of Red Door Ventures.
    Declared Interests:

    Nigel is a Major in the Engineer and Logistics Staff Corps (V), Non-executive Chair of Red Door Ventures Limited, a Director of Carlton and joint owner of Carlton Limited, San UK Limited and Taylor Bates Limited.

  • Sarah Weller
    Sarah Weller - Board member

    Sarah is an experienced leader in digital innovation. Currently working as a Director at ?What If! Innovation, Sarah works with businesses across multiple sectors to deliver user centric solutions that solve real human problems. Most recently Sarah has worked alongside the National Housing Federation on delivering the Greenhouse program and this is where her desire and drive to get more involved in housing really started. Prior to joining ?What If!, Sarah spent 8 years working for technology start-ups. Most recently, Sarah was Managing Director of a mobile consultancy and app development agency that developed digital products for large corporations across a range of sectors.
    Declared Interests:


  • Tim Willcocks
    Tim Willcocks -

    Executive Director of Development

    Tim is a Chartered Planning and Development surveyor with 25 years’ experience in the property world, including sales and marketing, development, consultancy and housing policy. He joined the affordable housing world in 2007, leading successful sales and development teams, and has also worked as Policy and Strategy Manager at the Homes and Communities Agency. Tim joined RHP in 2017 and heads our ambitious development programme and sales team, also leading on innovation across the business.
    Declared Interests:

    Tim chairs the NHF Building Better project group, driving collaboration across the sector in off-site manufacture of homes. Tim is also on the Board of Fordingbridge Rugby Club.

  • RHP Finance plc board members : David Done OBE, Corinna Bishopp, John Newbury and Stephen Speak (see bios above).
    RHP Finance Plc was incorporated on 27th November 2014 (company number: 9331195)

    RHP Property Limited was incorporated on 13th April 2018, company no. 11309199.
    RHP Property Limited board members:  as RHP Group board (bios above).

    RHP Develop Limited was incorporated on 28th March 2018, company no. 11280666.
    RHP Develop Limited board members: as RHP Group board (bios above).

Reports & results

Five-year financial summary 2019 (£,000):

2019 20182017 2016 2015
Turnover 58,15555,90955,771 53,496   52,806
Operating costs  (37,867)(35,003)33,436 31,816 32,748
Operating surplus 20,28820,90622,335 21,680 20,058
Surplus on disposal of properties 679257284 101 220
Net interest charge (7,849)(8,602)(98,698) (9,175) (7,196)
Movements in fair value211,28139(668)161
Actuarial gain/(loss) on pensions (2,690)727(1,284)731(850)
Total comprehensive income 10,44914,51912,676 12,669 12,393

Housing properties owned at year end:


Total social housing stock owned
at year end (number of dwellings)

7,4167,3297,247 7,1167,087
Leaseholder properties serviced1,9961,9941,9951,9281,921

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