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Executive Management Team



A Master of Business Administration, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and an affiliate of the Institute of Risk Management, Frank has been Director and then Group Chief Executive of Cunninghame Housing Association since 1990. Prior to that he held several senior positions within the Housing Association sector.

…Striving to make our communities better places.

Since 1990 he has with this Board of Management, led Cunninghame Housing Association (then with 145 properties) to continuous success and it is now regarded as one of the leading housing associations and social enterprises in Ayrshire with over 2800 properties in management, two subsidiary companies (Citrus Energy Ltd and Cunninghame Furniture Recycling Company) and a turnover of £15m per annum.

In March 2015 Frank became the first housing association Chief Executive to win the Institute of Director Scotland’s Third Sector Director of the Year Award. This was followed up by receiving the highly commended award at the Institute of Directors UK Awards in the Third Sector category in October 2015.

At the prestigious Chartered Institute of Housing (Scotland) Awards held in November 2016 he received the award for “Exceptional contribution by a CIH member by a CIH Member Excellence Award”.

The award highlighted the outstanding professional achievement and individual personal contribution by a CIH member working in the housing industry.

At the awards ceremony, it was announced that this was the first time ever in this award category that the recipient had scored the maximum perfect 10 in all of the award criteria from all of the judges.

Strategy and Business Planning
Market Research
Social and Economic Regeneration



Linda commenced employment with the Association in April 1990 as a Development Officer. A chartered member of the Institute of Housing (C.I.H.C.M) and holder of the Diploma in Housing Studies she has over the past 29 years played a key part in the remarkable growth of Cunninghame Housing Association.

…Striving to make our communities better places.

Linda’s success has been achieved not only through a strong and successful programme of new build housing but also via stock transfers from both Scottish Homes and North Ayrshire Council where she was responsible for the planning and delivery of work pledged to transferred tenants in order to improve the condition of the transferred stock.

Linda is highly skilled in managing large staff teams and budgets which has delivered both our new build development activities and our associated relationship management with Local Authority and Scottish Government key stakeholders.

New Build Development Services
Budget Management
Local Authority Management
Team Leadership



Steven has been with Cunninghame Housing Association since January 2007. Prior to this he held various senior positions in Local Government over a 26 year period. He is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing having gained the Diploma in Housing Studies from Glasgow University in 1994.

…Striving to make our communities better places.

As well as holding post graduate Diplomas in Public Administration and Management Studies, Steven is highly skilled in managing large staff teams and budgets and linking housing services to wider social issues. He has a proven track record of securing high performance, customer focus and project delivery.

Since joining Cunninghame Housing Association he has overseen significant improvements in the quality of services provided to customers in the areas of rent income management, tenancy sustainment, void control and planned and responsive repairs.

Day to Day Responsive Repairs Service
Allocation Of Properties
Tenancy And Estate Management
Rent Arrears and Voids
Victoria House Homeless Persons Project
Resident Services



Allison commenced employment within the Finance Department of Cunninghame Housing Association in August 1995. Previously a Financial Controller with a large Structural and Civil Engineering Company in Glasgow.

…Striving to make our communities better places.

Allison is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (C.I.H.M) and holds an HNC in Accounting and is part qualified in the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).

With a natural interest in Computing she quickly introduced and developed Information and Communications Technology (ICT) into the Association and is a Certified Novell Engineer and Microsoft Systems Administrator.

Now Executive Director of Finance & Corporate Services the department comprises Finance, ICT, Administration, Human Resources, Performance Management, Internal Audit, Factoring functions, GDPR and Freedom of Information.

Human Resources
Performance Management
Internal Audit
Privacy Policy