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Governing body

Atrium Homes is run by a Board of Directors elected at the Annual General Meeting. The Board’s job is to set the strategy, policies and approaches of the organisation and to oversee its performance.

The Board delegates some of its responsibilities to specialist sub-committees who concentrate on particular areas of activity, such operations, finance etc. All Board members are volunteers who give their time freely, but have the skills, enthusiasm and expertise to help determine Atrium’s policies and approaches. They have a real influence on issues such as the investment priorities for our houses and other areas of interest to our tenants.

There are 12 elected places on the Board, although additional members may be co-opted. We have representatives from our tenants, from the broader communities in which we operate and from the local business and professional world. We are always delighted to hear from people who would be willing to put themselves forward to sit on the Board.

If you would like to volunteer please email info@atrium-homes.co.uk.

Meet Our Board of Directors

Joe Keen, Chair

Joe Keen

Joe joined the Board of Atrium in 2015 and became the Chair in 2018. Joe worked in Local Authority Housing for more than 40 years and has extensive experience of property management, housing management and housing finance. He is a fervent believer in social housing and is excited at the plans for both improvement and new build approved recently by Atrium.

Graham Piggott, Vice Chair

Graham Piggott

Graham joined our Board in 2004. A retired Captain, Royal Navy, Graham acted for 11 years as a Lay Member on Employment Tribunals and was the Vice Chairman of Stewarton Community Council. He presently has a number of senior managerial roles within SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity. He brings this experience of both community and charitable work to the Atrium Board

Jim O’Neill

Jim O’Neill

Jim is a former teacher, Trade Union Official, Parliamentary Researcher and Local Councillor. A member of the Board since 2005, Jim has served as Convenor of the Investment Sub-Committee, for most of that time. He is also a former Chair and Vice chair of the organisation. Now retired, he is a member of Children's Panels, Secretary of Irvine Rugby Club, and CLP Secretary In North Ayrshire'.

Marie Coyle

Marie Coyle

Marie is a retired Sales Manager and Staff Trainer who has spent the last 30 years volunteering in the third sector. She successfully developed and set up the first Credit Union in East Ayrshire and has mentored Credit Unions in UK, Ireland and USA.

She has been involved in Social Housing for many years and was invited to join the Board of Management of Atrium Homes in 2005. A former Vice Chair of the organisation, Marie is currently serving as convenor of Finance, Audit and Staffing sub-committee.

Dave Sherlock

Dave joined the Board in August 2018, after a career in local government. He brings with him a wealth of expertise in housing and social policy.

Ken Stewart

Ken Stewart

Ken is a former Bank Manager and Business Services Manager in economic regeneration. He returned to the Board in 2015 after a two year break. A former Chair of Atrium Homes, he is presently Chair of Atrium Initiatives He is also Treasurer of New Laigh Kirk and a Director of The Avenue Childcare Services.

Alistair Reid

Alistair Reid

Alistair joined the Board in November 2018. He currently works for a major Glasgow based housing association and is passionate about tenant involvement in decision making

Angela Milloy

Angela was co-opted to the Board in 2019. She is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant and has wide ranging experience of different types of organisations, from large multi-national companies to smaller charities.

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