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Executive Team

NCHA is managed on a day-to-day basis by the Executive Team, which is made up of our Chief Executive, Mike Andrews, and five directors, Paul Higginbotham, David Richardson, Paul Moat, Allan Fisher and Holly Dagnall.

The Executive Team are responsible for our organisation's strategy including the vision, mission and values, as well as the business planning, risk management and other corporate matters.

Details of the paid salary and pension for the Executive Team and the Board are available to view.

Mike Andrews
Chief Executive
Joined NCHA in 1988 and became Chief Executive in July 2007. Has worked in local government and housing associations for 40 years. Is a Board Member of Lets Select Ltd and POD, and is the Chair of Access Training (East Midlands). 

Paul Higginbotham
Director of Finance, ICT & Corporate Services, FCCA 
Joined NCHA in June 2006. He has over 25 years in Social Housing finance, initially as an Associate in a firm of Accountants, a 15,000 unit housing group and immediately prior to joining NCHA, five years as Finance Director for a LSVT on the south coast. 


David Richardson
Director of Housing Services
Joined NCHA in 2007 having had extensive experience at a senior level within two large national housing associations and Derby City Council. Is a Member of the Board at Acclaim Housing Group. 

Paul Moat
Director of Technical Services
& Company Secretary

Joined NCHA in 1999, having worked for a national brewery/pub company and for major building contractors. Represents the association on Efficiency East Midlands. Is a Co-opted Member of the Board at Tuntum Housing. 




Allan Fisher
Director of Development 
BSc (Hons), PG (DIP), MSc

Joined NCHA in 2007. Prior to NCHA, worked in a planning
department, large housing associations and a private house builder. Director of Lets Select Ltd and Company Secretary of POD. 

Holly Dagnall
Director of Housing with Care and Support
BA (hons), PGDip. MSc

Joined NCHA in April 2002 from a private sector sales, marketing and media company. Became Director of Housing with Care and Support in April 2016. She has worked across a broad portfolio of services for HWCS in a number of senior management and business development roles.