Our Senior Management Team

Mike Hanrahan

Mike Hanrahan

Role: Chief Executive

Mike’s career in housing spans many years, experiencing all aspects of the provision and management of social housing. He joined Teign Housing as Chief Executive at the end of 2006. Prior to this he worked for a number of local authorities and housing associations both regional and national. He has served on the Boards of 3 other associations, including an appointment at the request of the housing regulator of the time.

jo reece

Jo Reece

Role: Deputy Chief Executive

Jo is a Certified Accountant who has worked in the housing sector for 15 years. Prior to this she had a varied career in the public and commercial sectors, working in the energy industry, facilities management and healthcare.
She has been a Board Member of 2 other housing associations and is currently a Business Mentor for the Princes Trust supporting young people in setting up their own business.
Jo believes that a viable housing association can deliver good services to residents, build new homes for the future and contribute to the local community.

paula birbeck

Paula Birbeck

Role: Director of Services

Paula has had a diverse career in the public and commercial sectors, having managed superstores, been a senior manager in further education and as a consultant for a large international IT company. She is a trustee of a Citizens Advice Bureau, a director of a local community interest company and chair of the local Children’s Centre advisory board. She has been a call-out member of the local search and rescue team for more than 20 years.

Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson

Role: Head of Customer and Corporate Services
Sue Robinson

Sue Robinson

Role: Head of Housing Services
Sandra Venn

Sandra Venn

Role: Head of Finance and IT
Tony Sharland

Tony Sharland

Role: Head of Asset Management