Who We Are

Management Team

Shettleston's staff are responsible for the day to day operation of the Association and for the implementation of the decisions and policies of the Management Committee.

The staff team is divided into a number of functional areas each headed by a senior staff member. Details of the senior staff team, including brief biographies, are set out below:

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Jim Hempsey
Finance Manager

Jim is a Chartered Accountant with 32 years qualified experience spent in industry and commerce, including his present post as Finance Manager of Shettleston Housing Association. Jim is a native of Greenock and trained with Watson and Galbraith, Chartered Accountants, in the town before qualifying and working for 8 years at John G Kincaid & Co Ltd, Marine Engineers, also in Greenock. Since 1984, he has worked in Glasgow, initially at the Denholm Group and then Bishop and Robertson Chalmers, Solicitors, before joining Shettleston HA in 2000.

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Anne McAlpine
Performance and Compliance Manager

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Jannette Rawls
Corporate Services Manager

I started my career as an Administration Officer with a Clothing manufacturer in 1976. I then took a complete career change to become Manager of a Restaurant and Function Suite in 1977 for 15 years. I again in 1977 changed my career to start as an Administration Officer with Glasgow City Council and subsequently transferred to GHA as Community Housing Manager in 2003. Through a successful transfer of the local housing stock I am enjoying new challeges in my new role as Corporate Services Manager.

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Avril Stewart
Housing Manager

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Joe Whitley
Maintenance Manager

Joe Whitley began his career in 1979 when he started working with the South of Scotland Electricity Board, on the transmission and distribution network. He moved to the Property Services Agency in 1985 where he gained extensive experience and qualifications in the building services field. Thereafter he worked with Glasgow City's Architects department for 15 years, latterly with the newly formed GHA. He joined Shettleston Housing Association in 2004 to take over the reinvestment and maintenance portfolio. Joe became Maintenance Manager in 2006.