Our 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.

We are currently recruiting for the Audit & Risk Committee. Click the buttons below to find out more.

All Board and Committee members declare any  potential or perceived conflicts of interests. These are available upon request.

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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.


Lhipon Miah

Lhipon has lived in the Bromley by Bow area for over 25 years.

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Peter Stredder

Peter has had an extensive career in finance and housing policy, and substantial voluntary experience in housing association corporate governance.

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Tracey Walsh

Tracey is Chief Executive of the East End Community Foundation, a grant maker and philanthropy advisor addressing poverty in East…

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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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John Norman

John spent his career in airport management.

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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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