Our board governs our business. It sets our direction and goals. It also makes sure we stay financially strong and meet the standards set out by the government’s Regulator of Social Housing. Members come from all walks of life and bring a wide range of talent and experience. They work voluntarily and have a shared passion for social housing and investing in communities.
Board Member and Member of HR and Governance Committee
Tahir commenced his career in housing in 1989 as a trainee and after a rapid rise in the ranks has held many senior roles since. Experienced in transformational change management, both strategic and operational, with a strong focus on communities, tenants and residents. Experience includes working in a wide range of housing associations, ranging from small, community-led associations to industry-leading providers, such as Places for People and Together Housing groups. Tahir has also run his own Assistive Technology consultancy, supporting housing providers and social services in delivering innovative technology based solutions.
Currently Tahir is an nationally recognised equality and diversity specialist, having helped lead on a pioneering transformation of his employer’s governance structures to become far more diverse and inclusive. He is also one of ten equality specialists on the National Housing Federation’s national EDI group.
One thing that keeps Tahir driven is a passion for the housing sector and a desire to make a difference.