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.

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Will Manning, Director of Asset Management
Will  has been at Tower Hamlets Homes for two and a half years and in January 2018 moved into the role of Director of Asset Management. He started his career in construction before moving into housing management. Prior to Tower Hamlets Homes, Will spent seven years at Hastoe Housing, where he was Head of Asset Management. He now directly manages Property Services, Repairs and Health & Safety for Tower Hamlets Homes.



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


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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.