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Meet our management team

Meet the teams and managers that deliver your housing services:

Group Managing Director

Paul Mains

Paul Mains

Paul joined South Tyneside in January 2014 as the new Managing Director, previously holding the post of Chief Executive at East Durham Homes where he had overall responsibility for the ALMO.


Housing and Corporate Services

Rachel Taylor

Director of Housing and Corporate Services - Rachel Taylor

Rachel  joined South Tyneside in January 2020, having held Director roles since 2004 at East Durham Homes, North Star Housing Group and MSV Housing.  Rachel has experience of leading and transforming corporate services and ensuring organisations are financially sustainable.  

 

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Head of Corporate Services - Graham Priestley

 

Michelle Evans

Head of Housing and Area Management - Michelle Evans


Asset and Property Services

 

Director of Asset and Property Services - Gary Kirsop

Gary has been Director of Assets & Property Services since 2018, previously holding roles as Group Director of Operations and Director of Housing and Area Management.

 

 

Jason Crews

Head of Asset and Property Services - Jason Crews