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Management Team

Management Team

Alan Benson (Director)

Alan has been Director of Milnbank Housing Association since 1995. He has over 40 years experience working with housing providers within the local authority and housing association sectors.  Previous roles include Maintenance & Development Manager at Reidvale Housing Association and he was the first Director of Cordale Housing Association when it was established in 1993.

Alan holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Urban Studies and a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing Studies from the University of Glasgow. He is currently a Board Member of Community Safety Glasgow and has previously served on the Boards of the Glasgow & West of Scotland HA Forum, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations and SHARE.

Linda Sichi (Depute Director)

Linda has worked at Milnbank for almost 40 years. She has been in her current role as Depute Director for 20 years. Her previous posts included Housing Manager and she has worked in Finance, Admin, Maintenance and Factoring and her current remit include HR and Governance.

Linda has a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management from Glasgow Caledonian University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing Studies from the University of Glasgow. She is currently a Board Member of the Glasgow & West of Scotland Housing Forum and has previously served on the Board’s of SHARE and the local East End Advice Centre.

Joanne Leggat (Maintenance Manager)

As MaintenanceManager, Joanne is responsible for delivery the Association’s repairs and maintenance service. Joanne has almost 30 years experience at Milnbank Housing Association and has previously worked within the Finance, Factoring and Admin sections. She heads a staff team of nineteen.

Joanne holds a Post Graduate Diploma in IT & Business Management from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Joe Scott (Housing Services Manager)

Joe has been a member of Milnbank Housing Association senior management team for over 5 years, with specific responsibility for Housing Management. Joe has over 40 years experience in working in the Social Housing Sector, 30 of which have been in management/senior management positions.

His areas of responsibilities have included: Welfare Benefits; Homelessness Repairs and maintenance, Performance Manager, Area Manager, Housing Manager, Finance and Training officer, Housing Officer, Cashier, Community Development officer.

Drew McPhail (Finance Manager)

Drew joined Milnbank in November 2011 following the second stage transfer from GHA and has been in post for over six years. Drew has a wide range of experience within the housing association sector having been involved in structured finance and consultancy to the sector since 1996 before joining MHA.

The varied remit of Finance includes the financial operational management, strategic planning and compliance reporting for the association along with our subsidiary companies Milnbank Property Services and Milnbank Community Enterprises. Drew holds a degree in Accountancy and Economics and has recently been both a Board Member and Chair of another RSL to add to his experience.

Joanne MacMillan (Property Manager)

Joanne has worked at Milnbank Housing Association for almost 20 years. She started her career with the Association working in Finance before moving to her current role in 2016 as managing the factoring service for owners.   

Joanne has a HNC in Finance, ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and is an Associate of the Institute of Residential Property Management.



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