Our management team
Zoe Forster (Chief Executive)
Zoe came to DGHP from Two Castles Housing Association, where she was Finance Director and Company Secretary. A full member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, Zoe was appointed to DGHP in November 2002 as Finance Director and Company Secretary and became Chief Executive in 2004. With more than 20 years experience as a senior financial manager and 9 years as Chief Executive at DGHP, she has wide ranging experience in complex, customer focused service organisations.
Zoe shares the vision of DGHP’s Board in that “we aim to provide the best affordable rented homes in Scotland” and that we will continue to work closely with our tenants and others to provide quality services that strengthen the communities we serve, now and in the future.
Jayne Moore (Director of Housing Services)
Jayne has worked in housing in Dumfries and Galloway for more than 25 years, initially as an Area Housing Officer in Upper Nithsdale. She then transferred to the original task force that set up DGHP in the late 1990’s. Since then, she has carried out a number of roles within the company, including Director of Corporate Business and Risk Management (Company Secretary) before being appointed as Director of Housing Services in August 2010.
She is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Hugh Carr (Director of Finance)
Hugh joined DGHP in 2008 from Tribal Consulting, where he led housing consultancy work with Scottish RSLs and Councils. He is a member of both the ICAEW and CIPFA. He began his career in audit, and moved into financial management in private companies and the NHS before joining Manor Estates HA, one of the first LSVTs in Scotland, in 1995.
Whilst working with Tribal, he led the business planning and fundraising teams for three of the five Scottish Council LSVTs completed after devolution as well as advising many RSLs, including some of the largest in Scotland and specialist providers, on strategic, financial, treasury and governance issues.