Hjaltland Housing Associations new co-opted Management Committee Members
Hjaltland Housing Association has appointed three new members to its Management Board following a recent recruitment exercise.
Hjaltland Housing Association has appointed three new members to its Management Board following a recent recruitment exercise. Members recently agreed that new members were required with a range of skills and qualities in the financial and construction industry to help strengthen their leadership and provide direction into the future.
Agnes Tallack, Chair of Hjaltland, said “The Management Board provides strong strategic leadership to our staff team, creating a dynamic and progressive organisation to help us achieve our Business Vision of ‘Providing homes and services that enable our tenants to thrive in communities where people are proud to live and work’. We are therefore delighted to welcome our 3 newly co-opted members, Neil Manson, Lucy Lawson, and Andrew Lyall, who will bring significant experience and expertise to Hjaltland at an exciting point in our development.”
Neil Manson is from Shetland with over 30 years’ experience working in the Oil & Gas industry, mainly at Sullom Voe Terminal as a Chartered Engineer retiring in
December 2019. He is a Trustee on the Sullom Voe Terminal 10th Anniversary Trust and after a career in the Oil &Gas industry wants to put his skills into putting something back into the community.
Lucy Lawson has recently moved to Shetland and is the Finance Manager at Shetland Heat Energy & Power Limited. A Chartered Accountant, Lucy spent the last 11
years in the Automotive Industry as a Finance Director of Engineering and Manufacturing companies, and prior to that was an Auditor. Lucy recognises the housing’s key role in the community and is keen to support the Hjaltland Board and is looking forward to working with the committee.
Andrew Lyall is from Shetland, a Chartered Surveyor Andrew worked in a private practice on the Mainland before returning to Shetland in 2004 and joining the Shetland Island Council, eventually holding the post of Senior Manager in
the Housing Service. He joined the Shetland Recreational Trust in 2017 as Head of Assets and Business Support and is excited to join Hjaltland at such an interesting time, with plans to build so many new homes within Shetland.