We’re delighted to announce that Jason Holder has been appointed as our Director of Property.
Our Director of Property is a new role within our Operations Directorate, which will combine Repairs and Maintenance and Strategic Assets and Investment.
Jason is currently Executive Director of Asset Management and Regeneration at WATMOS Community Homes where he leads the asset investment, repairs, compliance, and development teams.
Prior to this, Jason worked at Bromford Group for over 11 years as their Associate Director of Service Delivery and their Head of Home Maintenance. Throughout his time at Bromford Group Jason managed the portfolio management team, the investment planning and delivery team, and the repairs and maintenance team delivering services to their 45,000+ homes across 50 local authorities.
Jason has also held a voluntary non-executive independent board member position for 10 years at Stafford and Rural Homes, leading a successful transfer of Stafford Borough Council housing stock, and has acted as their health and safety champion.
Jason said: “I’m thrilled to be appointed as Director of Property at GSA. The opportunity to work for an organisation that has clear strong values with people at the heart is such a fantastic opportunity.
“Having previously met a number of GSA colleagues they have always impressed me as being professional, committed and passionate about their roles and their organisation. There seems to be a real sense of teamwork and shared goals at GSA, things I find essential to achieving the best outcome.
“I’m excited to be joining at a really important time in the social housing sector, with so much change and challenges ahead of us. I’m really looking forward to helping the organisation and the property team be the best we can be.”
Our Chief Operating Officer Maxine Espley MBE said: “I am delighted that following our recent recruitment process, Jason will be joining GSA in our newly created role as Property Director.
“Jason joins us at a pivotal moment, as we increase momentum to deliver the firm commitments we have made in our Simpler, Stronger, Better business strategy to invest in our existing homes and improve our customer offer. Whilst we are making good progress, Jason has clearly demonstrated that he has both the experience and the commitment to help us achieve even more for our customers.
“I am really looking forward to working with Jason and I know everyone will join me in warmly welcoming him to GSA.”
Jason will be joining us in a few months’ time. We’ll announce his official start date soon.
Welcome to GSA Jason!