Stephen Elliott

Chair of the Board, Finance Committee & Asset Management Committee Member

Stephen Joined Radcliffe in 2017 and has been Chair since 2018. He has over 20 years’ experience working in the social housing sector. Currently Regional Director for a large national Housing Association

Adam Chalmers

Vice Chair of the Board

Adam joined Radcliffe in 2019. He has worked in local government for over 15 years and is currently Director of Community Services at a council in West Sussex. His work in local government has included responsibility for housing issues.

John Lau

Board Member& Asset Management Committee Member

John joined Radcliffe in 2019. He has comprehensive experience of social housing gained from working for over 30 years’ in housing management, social care, regeneration, the voluntary and private sector. His expertise includes: business planning, housing policy, stock transfer; estate regeneration, development and, housing management, He has worked for a number of Local Authorities, Registered Providers and the Strategic Health Authority in a variety of roles. John has been a board member and Chair of other housing associations and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

Ola Akintelure

Board Member & Asset Committee Chair

Olajide joined Radcliffe in 2019 and is an Asset Management Professional with over 20 years experience within the Social Housing Sector. Olajide is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has worked for various registered providers leading multi-disciplinary teams in the delivery of property maintenance, building safety compliance and delivery of new homes.

Jo McTavish

Board Member

Jo joined Radcliffe in 2016. She is a retired housing professional with over 30 years’ experience in housing management and supported housing. Before retiring she was Assistant Director of Care and Support at Hyde Housing. Jo is a Parish Councillor and chairs the Planning and Projects Committee and the Affordable Housing Committee. Jo has led the COVID 19 volunteer support team on behalf of the Parish Council, it has nearly 400 volunteers and provides a variety of support to older and vulnerable parishioners. She is also a past Chair of erosh - the National Consortium for Older People's Housing and Support and currently chairs the Kent Network.

Solomon Ezobi

Board Member & Treasurer / Finance Committee

Solomon joined Radcliffe in 2016. Retired Accountant with over 40 years experience in Finance, Construction and Training. Currently a private Consultant.

Darya Bahram

Board Member

Darya joined Radcliffe in 2021. Darya is an architect with extensive experience in the housing sector, ensuring assets are procured, delivered and maintained through robust and sustainable processes that safeguard cost effectiveness and timely delivery without compromise to quality. She was a member of the “Procurement” Steering Group, presenting key recommendations on enhancing procurement competency in response to Dame Judith Hackitt’s Report “Building a Safer Future”.

Achievements in housing best practice include the preparation of “Guidance on Collaborative Procurement to Support Building Safety” sponsored by the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities and the publication of a consumer guide “Buying a new home: your rights explained”. Darya has co-led research for the Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy and Construction Leadership Council on developing long-term relationships to improve the delivery of housing projects using Modern Methods of Construction. She has also led the preparation and delivery of e-learning modules on collaborative procurement for the Supply Chain Sustainability School.

Ankit Mehrotra

Board Member

Ankit joined Radcliffe in 2021. He is an accomplished Management Consultant with expertise in business and tech transformation, risk management, compliance, governance, and auditing. With more than two decades of experience in highly regulated industries, including banking, financial services and insurance, Ankit has developed deep expertise in identifying, evaluating and mitigating risks as a business advisor to senior management.

He has proven experience in growing business and revenue, ensuring client satisfaction and managing large teams across multiple geographies, including UK&I, Continental Europe, USA, & India. During his career, Ankit has built a reputation for operational excellence, innovative strategic thinking, and working with the highest level of integrity.