Our Executive Management Team

Our Executive Management team is made up of the Chief Executive, Director of Asset Management, Director of Finance, and Director of Neighbourhood Services. Our Chief Executive reports to the Tower Hamlets Homes Board.


Susmita Sen, Chief Executive
Susmita joined us from Network Housing Group where she was Network Stadium Executive Director. She was previously Chief Executive of Ealing Homes, and is a former Director of Housing and Interim CEO at Hackney Homes. In all Susmita has over 20 years of delivering social housing services. 



Ann Otesanya, Director of Neighbourhoods
Ann joins us from LB Enfield where she was Head of Housing Operations responsible for the management 16,000 homes in North London. She was also responsible for council’s temporary accommodation portfolio and worked on major estate regeneration schemes. She had previously been Director of Housing Operations at Enfield Homes and is a former Head of Housing Management at Hillingdon Homes. She has over 25 years of experience delivering social housing services. Ann directly manages THH’s Leasehold Services, Rents, Environmental Services, Neighbourhood Services, and Customer Access and Facilities.

John Tunney, Director of Asset Management

John joined THH in July 2016.  He has had a long career of over 30 years in Housing, as well as all aspects of urban regeneration.  His housing career has covered several London Boroughs and also Southampton, where he was Director of Housing for several years.  More recently, he has worked on regeneration projects in Newham and as Director of Asset Management in a west London Borough.  John directly manages Property Services, Repairs and Health & Safety for THH.


Neil Isaac - Interim Director of Finance

Neil joined us in September 2016. A CIPFA member, he has worked in the public sector for more than 30 years and has extensive experience in Housing Finance and most recently ALMOs. He spent the last ten years as Director of Finance and Resources at Hackney Homes, having previously held a similar role for round one ALMO Hounslow Homes. Neil manages the finance function for Tower Hamlets Homes


paul davey
Paul Davey - Director of Business Transformation

Paul joined THH in 2016 from Enfield Homes where he was Chief Operating Officer, managing all Landlord services. Paul has over 20 years’ experience in Housing Management and Business Transformation and has previously worked for Homes for Islington and the London Boroughs of Enfield and Ealing.