Leanne Smith – Chief Executive

Leanne took over the reins of WHT in June 2010 and reports to the Board of 7 volunteer Directors who give up their valuable time for the Trust.

She is responsible for the overall day to day running of the Trust striving to provide excellent service and good quality homes that WHT residents can be proud of. She considers everyone on an individual basis and will take the time to care about all of residents and their wellbeing, going the extra mile to help where she can.

Leanne is passionate about the delivery of new affordable housing, striving to provide additional homes to help those in need both rental and shared ownership. The Trust continuously works to improve its portfolio of properties and have a continuous programme for improvements.

Melinda Ashfield – Housing Manager

Melinda is a compassionate caring individual with an exceptionally sunny disposition. A friendly voice at the end of the phone and committed to solving the vast range of housing issues that land on her desk.

We have exceptionally high standards and expect our well managed developments to be a reflection of how we aspire our residents to live.

We are a small team but provide excellent service using our large bank of local contractors. Like us, they understand the consideration we wish to offer our residents whilst working in their homes and always offer the highest level of response to unexpected problems for our residents.