Asad has 32 years experience in the social housing sector. and brings substantial expertise to the Board.
Asad began his career in housing at the London Borough of Wandsworth where he was a part of the team that developed a comprehensive housing management computer system, focusing on rent collection. After the successful implementation, he moved to the London Borough of Southwark where he helped set up a Central Arrears Team initially, following this with the renegotiation of service level agreements with the Housing Benefits Department, local area housing offices, Legal Services and local County Courts. This included a fundamental overhaul of all the rent collection procedures and how they were to operate across the whole organisation.
He has also fulfilled many senior finance / development and management roles at the Homes and Communities Agency (and its predecessor body the Housing Corporation). During his time with them, he has dealt with nearly all of the local authorities in the south west region and has been responsible for disseminating Government housing policy at a local level. Asad was also seconded to the Social Exclusion Unit at the Government Offices for 18 months.
Asad sits on the Board of North Devon Homes. He serves on the Audit and Risk Committee; and is Chair of the Remuneration Committee.