Meet
the team

Our dedicated team of over 100 have specialist knowledge and experience of the Shared Ownership sector

How we can help your business

We understand that the success of a project depends on the right people, strong leadership and relevant expertise.

We have dedicated teams with specialist knowledge and experience in the London market as well as bespoke regional teams.

With directorate leadership, and heads of sales and aftersales, the team is underpinned by a full management structure. We combine specialist understanding, an entrepreneurial approach and the highest standards of client care.

How we can help your business

We understand that the success of a project depends on the right people, strong leadership and relevant expertise.

We have dedicated teams with specialist knowledge and experience in the London market as well as bespoke regional teams.

With directorate leadership, and heads of sales and aftersales, the team is underpinned by a full management structure. We combine specialist understanding, an entrepreneurial approach and the highest standards of client care.

Our team

kevinSimms
Kevin Sims
Director of SO Resi

Kevin is responsible for overseeing the SO Resi, SO Flexi and Partnerships business; focusing on how we can help customers and businesses alike. Before joining SO Resi to oversee its group-wide sales offering, Kevin spent 34 years in the property industry, holding Sales Director roles for Prowting Homes, Taylor Woodrow, Countrywide and McCarthy & Stone.

markPorter
Mark Porter
Head of SO Resi Partnerships

From a successful career as a client relationship manager and mortgage brokering within the Affordable Housing Sector Mark has worked in all areas from his days at Sherwins, Savills, TMP – The Mortgage People and Heylo. Mark brings over 20 years’ experience to his role as Head Of SO Resi Partnerships.

Sarah Ellis
Sarah Ellis
Head of Resales and Staircasing

With 20 years experience in property sectors like private residential sales, new builds, and shared ownership, Sarah delivers significant value to clients and businesses. At SO Resi, she advanced to Agency Sales Manager, leading an award-winning Aftersales team. As Head of Aftersales, Sarah now oversees Resales, Staircasing, and Equity Loans.

esaiyasMollallegn
Esaiyas Mollallegn
Head of Sales Operations

A property marketing expert with over 15 years of experience, Esaiyas leads his team in producing and implementing tailored and effective marketing strategies for our clients. Esaiyas works closely with clients to ensure marketing spend is put to the best possible use and in areas that it can deliver the greatest impact for lead generation and development visibility.

Parveen Sandhu
Parveen Sandhu
Head of Sales (West)

Pav has worked with So Resi for 18 years leading on Newbuild Sales, Aftersales and the implementation of our operational customer journey. In a 12 year period, Pav has successfully delivered over 150 mixed tenure newbuild developments from acquisition to scheme completion ensuring the highest quality of service and product is provided to our customers.

SarahMcBride
Sarah McBride
Head of Sales (East)

Sarah has over 13 years of experience in the property industry. A respected figure in the affordable housing market, her leadership skills equip her team to consistently perform at a high level. She has provided insights on effective Shared Ownership sales at conferences and panels like the London Home Show.

Gayle Weale
Gayle Weale
Head of Delivery Management

Gayle, a senior leader with 24 years of UK experience as a quantity surveyor and employer's agent, excels in commercial, leisure, retail, and housing projects. She assesses risks and opportunities to meet client objectives. Known for delivering complex projects, Gayle builds strong teams and client relationships.

michelleMansfield
Michelle Mansfield
Head of Aftercare

Michelle, Head of New Homes Services at Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing, has excelled in reducing operating costs, managing large remediation projects, and improving customer satisfaction. She implemented a new defects management system, enhanced the new build customer journey, and supported SO Resi Partnerships. Michelle also mentors others and serves on the board of Chislehurst and Sidcup Housing Association.

danRead
Dan Read
Partnerships Manager

Dan’s 15-year background in managing shared ownership sales and build-to-rent, as well as operating property service agency agreements for institutional property investors, has given him the expertise to analyse trends and use data effectively. He is passionate about finding opportunities in developments and helping clients avoid pitfalls.

andreyOrr
Andrey Orr
Sales Manager

As an experienced sales operational expert, Andrey's focus at SO Resi Partnerships is on establishing long term relationships with affordable housing providers seeking to provide their customers with an enhanced sales and marketing journey. Andrey is committed to utilising genuine partnerships and close collaboration so that the housing challenges of today can be met.