Board and management

Stuart Davies
Chair of the Board

Stuart has worked in social housing for well over 30 years and is passionate about the difference a settled, secure home can make to a person’s life chances. In the last two decades he’s been an Operations Director or Executive in some of the largest Housing Associations operating across the South West. In April 2020 he set up his own company and is currently working as an ‘Interim Executive’ in a housing organisation in Ireland.

Steve Higginson
Board Member

Steve has, throughout his career, strived to achieve the highest standards of probity within his roles. For the last 13 years he was Director of Resources and subsequently Deputy Chief Executive for a registered social landlord in Wales and served on several Boards. Prior to this Steve was a Regulation Analyst for the Housing Corporation. Steve has contributed to the current rent policy for Wales, the Affordable Housing review and Community Housing Cymru where he is currently Treasurer and a Board Member. In previous roles he was a member of the SORP working party and spoke at NHF Conferences.

Helen Hilditch
Board Member

Helen has a degree in Economics and is a Chartered Management Accountant. Helen joined Teign Housing in 2016 with over 20 years of experience of working in the field of Finance and Accounts, in a range of different industries including Manufacturing, Retail and the Social Care sector. Helen enjoys working in an organisation that can truly contribute to the local community by providing a good standard of housing for local people.

Executive Management Team

Tom Woodman
Chief Executive

Tom joined Teign Housing and Templer HomeBuild in early 2024. He was previously Chief Executive at Cornerstone Housing, and before that was an Executive Director at LiveWest. Tom is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and sits on its national Policy Advisory Committee. Tom believes that housing associations should always be focused on people rather than just properties. He is committed to Teign continuing to be an organisation that has a clear purpose and values, and makes a real difference in local communities.

Justin Glue
Director of Operations and Board Member

Justin has worked for Templer HomeBuild since its creation in 2017. Justin has extensive experience of contract management within the housing sector. He also brings great knowledge of repairs and maintenance service delivery having worked previously for one of the UK’s leading property services companies. Prior to this Justin has held management positions in retail, logistics and manufacturing totalling over 25 years of commercial and operational management experience. Justin strongly believes in supporting and guiding his team to become the best they can be to deliver excellent customer service and achieve value for money.