Don Jamieson has taken over the reins as Chair of Cairn Housing Association’s Board, and in its role as group parent for the Cairn Housing Group. This comes after Michael Allan has stepped down from the role. Michael will continue to serve as a Board member.
Don, who previously served as Vice Chair, has had a varied career including roles in economic development, infrastructure, and business development. He is currently the Chief Executive of the Coach House Trust, a charity in Glasgow that works to support clients with mental health issues, learning disabilities, addictions, homelessness and backgrounds in the justice system.
Don says “I am delighted to take up the role of Chair of Cairn Housing Association. This is a testing time for the Association, and the housing sector as a whole, with the ongoing challenges the coronavirus pandemic brings. Cairn’s modernisation programme over recent years has put us in a strong position to meet them, and I look forward to working with the Board and Senior Management Team on our work to #BuildBackBetter and to achieve our vision of Great Homes, Great Services, Great People.”
Angus Lamont has stepped into the role of Vice Chair and also brings a wealth of experience to the Cairn Board, after a long career of almost 35 years in social housing. Now retired, he was latterly the Chief Executive of the Hebridean Housing Partnership.