How we are run

The Alderney Housing Association (AHA) is an independent Alderney registered charitable company with an unpaid voluntary board of directors
How we are run

Chief Executive

Victoria Slade

Chief Executive

Victoria Slade joined Guernsey Housing Association in October 2022, Previously the Chief Executive of Cynon Taf Community Housing Group since June 2019, managing 1,850 properties.  Vic brings extensive knowledge in providing social housing and is very focussed on delivering quality services to residents, having spent the previous eight years at Merthyr Valley Homes as Director of Housing, then Director of Operations.

As chief executive of Guernsey Housing Association and oversight of the Alderney Housing Association she is responsible for managing business performance, delivering on the AHA’s business plan and maintaining a close working relationship with The States of Alderney.

Our board

Donald Hughes

Non-Executive Director

Donald is a retired chartered surveyor having worked as a residential valuer in the UK for 8 years followed by 21 years in Hong Kong, dealing with land administration, planning, valuing and development.

This included 9 years project managing the development of 10 social housing schemes (8920 flats ) and 3 open market projects (3146 flats).

Resident in Alderney since 2005 and a Director of the AHA since inception in 2010.

Sarah Kelly

Non-Executive Director

Sarah is the Director of Licensing and General Counsel for the Alderney Gambling Control Commission.  Having qualified as a Solicitor of England and Wales in 1997, She moved to Alderney in 1999 to fulfil the role of Clerk of the Court of Alderney.  This included being Company Registrar, Land Registrar and Registrar of Births Deaths and Marriages.

Having qualified as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Guernsey, in 2003 Sarah was appointed as Greffier of Alderney which encompassed the above role with being the Clerk to the States of Alderney (the Parliament).

Sarah helped set up the Women’s Rugby team and was team captain for a number of years.  Having retired from playing, Sarah is still the President of Alderney Rugby Club.  She also sits on the board of the Alderney Wildlife Trust.

Pamela Dixon

Non-Executive Director

Pamela is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Secretary who specialised in Business Insolvencies and Management Development.  After holding senior positions with two of the international accountancy firms she became a freelance management consultant working with Boards of directors and individual Directors, focusing on organisational and individual performance improvement.

In her client work she combines her business and management development experience with a particular interest  in the leadership role of top teams and their individual members.  She has worked for many years with clients within the Housing Association sector in the UK and thus brings understanding of these not for profit businesses, their culture and the current challenges facing these type of organisations

Jody Newark

Non-Executive Director and on the GHA Board of Directors

Jody is a financial services professional, with experience gained primarily in the investment and fund management sector. She has a broader background in corporate governance and legislation gained through further professional and academic qualifications. Her experience in operational and business risk means she can identify and analyse potential issues pragmatically and advise on strategic decisions. On a personal level, she also has a keen interest in property development and social housing locally.