About Hill Homes

Eldon Pethybridge (Chair)
Chair Hill Homes Board

Co-opted to the Board in March 2012, Eldon lives in Muswell Hill and is a retired solicitor who has worked in local government and a number of energy companies. He has 10 years’ experience of being a voluntary housing association board member in other parts of England, and spent four years as a volunteer and trustee at East Finchley Advice Service. He was on the Management Committee of Caxton House Community Centre in Archway from 1996 to 2016.

Charles Hollwey (Treasurer)
Chair FRAC

Trustee since 2012. A Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants having qualified in 1983 and a Member of the Institute of Health Service Management, Charles is a retired NHS Chief Executive. His overall career in the NHS lasted 32 years and included being a Finance Director, Commissioning Director and Manager of community services. Since leaving the NHS he has undertaken a number of roles, in particular with regard to setting up Social Enterprises and developing new health facilities through private and public partnerships. He is currently Chair of the North London Estate Partnership and Barking, Dagenham & Havering Community Ventures which are both NHS Local Investment Finance Trusts. Additionally he is Treasurer of Haven House Children’s Hospice in North East London.

Susan Faridi
Member Hill Homes Board, Chair Hill Homes Care

A board member of Hill Homes and Hill Homes Care since September 2014. Susan has over 25 years’ experience working in social care and supported housing in public and civil society organisations with extensive leadership experience in charity management, supported, sheltered & extra care housing as well as managing outreach and floating support services. Her knowledge includes working with older adults, adults with physical disabilities and mental health. Susan is currently the Director of Services at Stoll, a military charity and Housing Association providing a range of services to Veterans and those transitioning from the British Armed Forces.

Susan Tokley
Member Hill Homes Board, Member of Hill Homes Care Board

Susan has been a member of the Hill Homes Care board since 2016 and was co-opted to the main Board in February 2018. Susan has a wealth of experience in the NHS, having begun her career as a student nurse at Addenbrookes in 1977. She has held a variety of roles over her career in clinical, management and commissioning arenas with her final NHS position being Clinical and Quality Director for the North and East London Commissioning Support Unit, which she left in 2015. Susan now runs her own health care consultancy. She has a BSc in Health Studies and an MSc in Health Services Management (Public Health).

Patrick Hammill
Member Hill Homes Board

Co-opted to the Board in December 2015, Patrick lives in Hackney and is an architect and a consultant for urban regeneration, with a focus on providing affordable housing and the range of homes and community services that underpin sustainable neighbourhoods. Until retiring he was Divisional Director for Urban Regeneration at architects Levitt Bernstein. Over many years he has developed considerable experience of managing charities serving communities in London, having been a founder member of two building preservation trusts and an environmental trust, and then continuing to ensure that they serve their neighbourhoods.

David Crump
Member Hill Homes Board

Co-opted to the Board in February 2018 and elected in September 2018, David specialises in construction and property matters, having worked at Quintain from 2002 to 2015 where he had a prominent role in the company’s transition from mainstream property into urban regeneration.  He was instrumental in bringing about the delivery of several significant London housing-led regeneration schemes, including North Greenwich and Wembley Park.  In 2015 David was appointed Chief Executive of Folkestone Harbour (GP) Limited, a development company formed to deliver Folkestone Seafront, a mixed-use seaside regeneration scheme.  Since 2018, David has reverted to running his own consultancy, specialising in strategic development and construction advice.  He had previously run his own architectural, design and project management consultancy from 1995 to 2001 when he joined Quintain. He is a graduate of Aston University with an honours degree in Building Economics, and is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, having qualified in 1987 with a major building contractor.