Board Members who are Residents

Claire Tuffin
Claire is a leaseholder living in Limehouse, and was appointed to the THH Board in March 2013. She currently works for a homelessness charity and housing association, leading on quality, audit, diversity and client
involvement. Claire has worked in homelessness and supported housing for over 12 years in different sectors. She is also a volunteer Run Director for Mile End Parkrun.

Helen Charles
Helen Charles is a Senior Policy Advisor at the BBC. As the BBC’s infrastructure policy specialist, she provides advice on regulatory issues, advocacy, and policy development in relation to radio spectrum and telecoms issues. She has previously worked as a senior policy advisor for the UK communications regulator Ofcom and prior to that worked as a parliamentary assistant and head of constituency office for Harriet Harman MP, then Deputy Leader of the Labour Party. As a Tower Hamlets Homes resident leaseholder she has a personal interest in the effective operation of Tower Hamlets Homes (THH) and would like to apply her professional skills to contribute to the continuous improvement of THH for the benefit of residents and the community.