Board of Group and Homes directors

Board of Group and Homes directors

Ed Monaghan

Chief Executive

Ed Monaghan has over 30 years of experience within the industry. He is Chair of the Construction Scotland Industry Leaders Group and is a member of the CBI Construction Council. Ed sits on the board of Rosemount and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Alan Hartley

Group Chairman

Alan Hartley joined the company in 2004 after 34 years at KPMG and took over the role of Chairman in May 2017. Alan is also Chairman of the Board of Governors at George Watson’s College, a Non-Executive Director of ESPC and GSPC and holds a number of other Non-Executive Directorships and advisory appointments.

Andrew Mickel


Andrew Mickel joined the company in 2000 and was former Chairman of Homes for Scotland and Director of a community development project in the East End of Glasgow. He is currently Director of an arts and music venue, SWG3 in Glasgow.

Keith Swinley

Non Executive Director

Keith joined the Board as Non-Executive Director in 2010. As well as managing a private investment portfolio he is Chairman of the University of Dundee Pension Trustees, a member of the advisory panel to private equity firm, Par Equity, a Governor of Wellington
School and Chairman of the Patients’ Advocacy Service.

Ross Mickel


Ross Mickel started with the company in January 2006. He is Managing Director of our Timber Systems division, joined the Homes Board in 2014 and is a Group Board Director. He continues to drive modern methods of construction from design to the manufacturing process to on-site delivery.

Joanne Casey

Homes Director

Joanne leads the Sales, Marketing and Design departments and is a member of the Institute of Directors, Chair of Homes for Scotland’s Customer Relations Task Group, and Chair of Business Beats Cancer (Glasgow) for Cancer Research UK.

Marion Forbes

Homes Director

Marion is responsible for HR and Health & Safety, and has been instrumental in our Homes division gaining Gold Investors In People and Investors in Young People accreditation. Marion also volunteers as a youth group leader.

Peter Shepherd

Homes Director

Peter has over 25 years’ experience in the industry. Within the Homes business Peter leads the construction, procurement and engineering teams and is a Board member of the Committee of Management for Hillcrest Housing Association.

Paul McAninch

Homes Finance Director

Paul leads the financial and ICT strategy of the Group. Paul regularly attends the HBF forum in London and is a Board member of the West of Scotland Housing Association management committee. Paul chaired the Scottish Finance Directors Group in 2015/16.

Craig Ormond

Homes Director

Craig has worked in the planning and development industry for 12 years and joined Mactaggart & Mickel in 2007. As a Land Manager he was involved in a wide range of  residential, commercial and mixed use projects, identifying and acquiring short to medium term residential and commercial  opportunities, and liaison with relevant  authorities, tenants, residents and  representative bodies. Craig joined the Homes Board in January 2017.