Senior Management Team
John Keegan - Chief Executive
John is a graduate of the National University of Ireland and a fellow of the Institute of Housing. Having qualified as a teacher John taught English in Spain before moving to London in 1990. In 1992 he commenced his housing career as a Housing Officer and progressed to Area Manager by 1997. John moved to Wales in 1999 to work with Wales and West Housing Association as a Service Development Manager, followed by a period with Neath Port Talbot CBC as Co-ordinator of Council Housing Service. In March 2005 John was appointed Head of Housing for Monmouthshire County Council and led the process leading to ballot in favour of stock transfer in November 2006. John was appointed Chief Executive of Monmouthshire Housing in January 2007.
Steve Higginson - Deputy Chief Executive
Prior to joining the Housing Corporation as a Regulation Analyst (Financial Appraisal), Steve completed a consultancy project for Acadia Housing Group. His previous experience includes Group Finance Director of Knightstone Housing Association which he joined from Testway Housing Ltd. (as Finance Director and latterly Deputy Chief Executive) Steve joined us before the transfer and, with the new Chief Executive, set up Monmouthshire Housing Association.
David Morris - Director of Housing & Communities
David is a Law graduate of U.C.W. Aberystwyth. He commenced his career in the public sector in 1983 as a Rent Collector with Hereford City Council. David moved to Monmouth Borough Council in 1992 as a Area Housing Manager. Following local government re-organisation in 1996 he became the Head of Operations, followed by the Assistant Director of Housing & Property Services and then acting Head of Housing after the tenants vote to transfer. Whilst these posts gave David broader strategic experiences he specialises in day to day housing management.