Paul Farrell, Director
Paul has been the Director of WWHC since the organisation’s inception in 1989. He has worked along with the Committee and staff and the community and other stakeholders to oversee the significant transformation of the area.
Paul has also had spells of acting as Director of both Faifley and East Kilbride Housing Associations, and was also seconded to Glasgow Housing Association for 2 years to head the communications team which achieved the successful stock transfer ballot result.
Paul was previously the Co-operative Housing in Scotland representative on Co-operation Mutuality Scotland.
An economics and marketing graduate from Strathclyde University, Paul also has a post graduate diploma in management studies.
Stephanie Marshall, Depute Director
Stephanie joined the Co-operative in 1989, shortly after it was established, having previously worked in housing for Dumbarton District Council and the London Borough of Barnet. She worked as both the Senior Housing Officer and Senior Development Officer before becoming the Depute Director in 2000.
A very capable and experienced manager, Stephanie has a degree in Sociology and Administration from Strathclyde University and has knowledge and experience in all aspects of housing including Governance, Housing Management, Repairs and Finance.
Stephanie has also had a 6 month part time secondment as Acting Director of East Kilbride Housing Association to cover a period of sickness and various periods as acting Director of WWHC. Over the past few years Stephanie’s role has mainly concentrated on the successful delivery of the Co-operative’s energy project.
Roz Haughey, Assistant Director (Tenancy Services)
Roz joined the Co-operative from Scottish Homes in 1994 when she joined the Co-operative as a Housing Officer.
In 2000 she was promoted to Senior Housing Officer and thereafter to Assistant Director (Tenancy Services). In this role she is responsible for the Co-operative’s Housing Management and Concierge Teams.
Roz is an experienced housing management practitioner and has successfully led her team through significant periods of change including the current raft of welfare benefit changes.
Morag Gladstone, Assistant Director (Corporate Services) (Temporary)
Morag joined the Co-operative in 2003. She has worked in social housing since 1992 with experience in both local authority and Glasgow housing associations focussing on customer service, administration. and information technology. Morag took a career break in 1998 to study Gaelic at the Univeristy of Glasgow, followed by a MSc in Information Technology. More recently her studies have focussed on information security and forensics, as well as achieving qualifications in bookkeeping.
Grant Clayton, Assistant Director (Property Services)
Grant was appointed as Assistant Director of Property Services in March 2015. Grant has worked in housing since 2002 and has a keen interest in buildings and construction. For the majority of his career, Grant has worked within property services at both Cube Housing Association and Loretto Housing Association. At Loretto, he managed a team of 4 and was responsible for the repairs and maintenance service for over 1200 properties, including specialist care facilities. During this time, Grant also studied at Glasgow Caledonian University, where he was awarded a first class honours degree (BSc Hons) in Construction Management.
Between 2008 and 2014, Grant was responsible for the maintenance and refurbishment of 29 multi-storey blocks in Glasgow with a particular focus on building services safety compliance, lift renewals and water services. In this specialist post, he was also directly involved in the installation of a large scale district heating system to 1700 homes over 2 years in Maryhill. This post provided Grant with the valuable skills, knowledge and experience required to successfully deliver West Whitlawburn Housing Co-operative’s objectives, including the Co-op’s state of the art bio-mass heating system.
Raymond Smith, Concierge Manager
Raymond has been Concierge Manager since 1996 with responsibility the day to day running of the concierge service for our 544 tenants. He has responsibility for 12 Concierge Staff who provide a front line reception service which is operated 24 hours per day, together with a security, Housing Alarms and cleaning service to all common areas.
Before joining WWHC, Raymond was employed by Glasgow City Council for 12years in the hostels catering service. He attended college and completed a City & Guilds in catering before transferring to concierge services at Broomloan Court in Ibrox.
Stephanie McPeake, Community Development Co-ordinator
Stephanie has a BA honours degree in Politics with History, followed up with a teaching degree in Modern Studies and History from Strathclyde University.
She has worked with WWHC as an Admin Assistant, then as Projects Assistant where she worked on wider action funding and the implementation of the Housing Act 2001. More recently as Community Development Co-ordinator, her remit includes project development and accessing funding.
Aside from her time at WWHC she taught Modern Studies and History and Larkhall Academy and Earnock High School