Our Staff

 

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Our Senior Management Team 

Craig Stirrat - Grampian Group CEO

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Craig was promoted to the post of Grampian Group CEO in April 2022 following a robust recruitment process.  His appointment comes at in important time for the Group Group as it works to launch 'The Grampian Deal', a customer first initiative being developed in partnership with tenants to deliver great service, great results and great value for money.  

Craig is responsible for the overall strategic leadership and business direction of the Association and its objectives.  He joined Grampian Housing Association in June 2014 as director of business development before being appointed to the new post of Chief Operating Officer in 2018.

Craig is committed to support and enable colleagues to continually improve frontline services providing the best tenant and customer service experience and ensuring all homes are affordable and sustainable.

Craig’s housing career commenced as a student intern with Fountainbridge Housing Association in 1983, before attaining the position of trainee Housing Manager, followed by a position of Housing Manager with the former Kirkcaldy District Council.  Craig then moved to Aberdeen City Council in 1989 as Housing Manager and over the next 21 years progressed up the ranks to become the Head of Housing & Adult services, a position he held for 4 years.  Craig joined the Built Environment Scotland in 2010 as their national director before moving to Fife Housing Association as Director of Housing in 2012.

He is currently a Board member of HouseMark Scotland and is a former Chair of the Chartered Institute of Housing.  Craig also recently served as a Board member of Aberdeen Foyer, the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations and Muirhouse Housing Association..

Craig is a joint Honours Graduate in Sociology & Social Anthropology from the University of Stirling and holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Housing Studies from the University of Glasgow.  He also holds a MSc in Total Quality Management & Business Studies from Sheffield Hallam University.  Craig is a proud Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing.

T: 01224 202900 | E: craig.stirrat@grampianhousing.co.uk

Malcolm McNeil - Director of Strategic Services

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Malcolm has been with the Association since 2000 initially as a Housing Manager, then as Director of Corporate Services before taking up his present role in 2018.  He is a resourceful, hard-working and dedicated senior leader with outstanding experience leading people, change and organisations with particular expertise in public and third sector governance and people management and development.  He has a proven ability to develop and implement effective new systems, strategies and procedures and able to work well both independently and as part of a productive team, demonstrating the motivation and multi-tasking abilities required to meet demanding deadlines while maintaining the highest of standards.  Articulate and proactive, he combines a professional and confident approach with excellent interpersonal skills and can communicate concisely at all levels. Resilient and values driven

His current brief covers a range of functions including I.T., Human Resources, finance compliance and internal audit as well as governance.  Malcolm represents the Association on the Board of tsiMoray and before that was a long serving member of the Aberdeen Foyer Board.  Malcolm is an Honours Graduate in Humanities from the University of Greenwich and holds a postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Administration from The Robert Gordon University and a Diploma in Housing Studies.  He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

When not at work Malcolm enjoys heritage transport including as a volunteer with several heritage railways.  If he is not traveling on old trains or buses, enjoying a good comedy does it for him.

T: 01224 202900 | E: malcolm.mcneil@grampianhousing.co.uk

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