The Board members have overall responsibility for Poplar HARCA.

They may delegate to others such as to Committees and the Corporate Management Team, but they still retain the ultimate responsibility for all actions taken in Poplar HARCA’s name.

They also decide the overall aims and objectives of Poplar HARCA and ensure that the organisation is meeting these and keeping within its legal, financial and moral obligations.

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Organisation Relationship Flow

Poplar HARCA Board

Board of Directors with ultimate responsibility for Poplar HARCA's work and actions.

Audit & Risk Committee

Assurance to the Board on external & internal audit, and risk.

Finance & General Purposes Committee

Assurance on financial security & performance, capital programme, asset management & personnel strategy.

Services Committee

Assurance on the delivery of services & community.

Remuneration Committee

RemCom oversees strategic remuneration policy, Board & Committee member recruitment & development, & pension arrangements.

Corporate Management Team

Poplar HARCA's senior directors, who provide advice and assurance to Committees and Board.


Sade Koiki

Sade grew up on the Lansbury West estate and has lived in the area for over fifteen years.

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Melanie Vickers

Melanie is a Project Manager who has worked on service transformation projects in both the private and not-for-profit sectors.

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Taylor Adams

Taylor was born and raised in Vancouver, Canada and has lived in Tower Hamlets for the last two years.

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Kate Hogarth

Kate was born in South Africa and has lived in East London since 2016.

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Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell has over 28 years' experience working in various roles within HM Revenue & Customs.

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Rafi Mannan

Rafi has lived in the Poplar area for around 10 years.

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Momtaz Ajid

Momtaz has lived in the Poplar area for over 20 years.

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Tilat Mahiudin

Tilat has a background in community development.

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Simon Turek

Simon is a qualified lawyer.

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Alex Woolmore

Alexandra has lived on the Isle of Dogs for over 10 years.

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Matthew Rowe

Matthew used to live on the Brownfield Estate and is a member of the Brownfield Estate Board.

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Naz Hussain

Naz is an accomplished Finance Director with 20 years of international experience within the travel and events management industry.

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