Gina has worked in housing for over 30 years, starting her career as a housing officer. Gina joined Inquilab in 2001 as Chief Executive.
Before joining Inquilab, Gina was Director of Housing overseeing the transformation of service delivery and strategic responsibility for front line services including Housing Management, Customer Services, Income Management, Leasehold Management, Community Development, asset management, repairs and maintenance.
She is Chair of BME London – the group of 14 small and medium housing associations who work in collaboration to deliver support and services to their customers and communities.
A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing, Gina also holds an MBA and is a Member of the Homes for Londoners Board.
Gina was named in the top 50 Power Players in 2018 and is the founder of the Leadership 2025 project, an initiative with a long-term ambition of supporting the creation of a housing sector that is vibrant and diverse at all levels, with better representation of individuals who are from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds at leadership levels.
Natalie De Souza joined Inquilab in January 2019 as Head of People and Organisation Development. With over 8 years’ experience in housing Natalie joined the housing sector because she wanted to be part of a movement that worked tirelessly to provide great places for people to live and an environment that created sustainable communities where people could thrive. Adding this in to the mix of HR, Natalie recognises that this can only happen with great people and that’s what she loves most about HR.
Natalie is a CIPD qualified HR practitioner with more than 15 years’ experience in the field. Natalie has experience in transformation and change, equality, diversity and inclusion diversity and organisational development in a range of sectors including charities and local government. Outside of work, Natalie is a great cake maker and enjoys socialising and travelling.
Eric first worked for Inquilab in 2001 and left to work abroad for two years. He re-joined Inquilab as the Director of Finance and Resources in October 2009.
Eric has over 20 years’ financial experience, in addition to comprehensive knowledge of the housing sector. His role encompasses the management of financial services, as well as the provision of financial leadership across the Association. He is also responsible for ICT, policy and performance functions.