The operational day-to-day running of our organisation is delegated to our Executive Team by the YHN Board.
You can find out more about the team by reading their profiles below.
Hailing from Kenton in Newcastle, Tina started her career in 1982 as a clerk at the City Council's housing department. Since then she has developed her career at a number of housing associations, helping transform homes and housing services in the region in previous executive roles at South Tyneside Homes, Castle Morpeth Housing and the Isos Group, where she was Group Executive Director (Customers and Communities). Tina joined YHN as a Managing Director in 2016.
Assets and Development Director
David has worked for YHN for over ten years. In 2005 he left Northumberland County Council to join YHN as the Investment Planning Manager charged with undertaking one of the largest housing investment programmes the region has seen. David became Head of Service in 2009 then Director of Property Services in 2013, later Assets and Development Director in 2017.
Customer Services Director
Jen oversees YHN’s housing customer and supported services functions. She has a long career working in customer focused roles, which began at Tyne and Wear County Council in 1983. From there, she moved into a Clerical Assistant role in the old housing department at Newcastle City Council. She has developed her career within housing in Newcastle through a number of different roles primarily within investment delivery, regeneration and development.
Greg van Enk-Bones
Greg joined YHN as Finance Director in March 2020 after working in housing finance for the past 18 years. He brings with him a wealth of experience, with over a decade spend in non-executive Board roles and Executive Director positions in Finance, ICT, Governance and HR, as well as Development, Assets and Estates Management.