The Corporate Management Team is in charge of the day-to-day running of Poplar HARCA. They work with our Board and Committees on long-term decisions and projects.

Corporate Management Team

Steve Stride

Steve founded Poplar HARCA, and his entire career has been in the housing sector.

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Andrea Baker

Andrea joined Poplar HARCA as Director of Housing in 2008. 

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Babu Bhattacherjee

Babu has over 30 years’ experience working for a range of community, voluntary and regeneration organisations in London and Manchester.

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Neal Hunt

Neal has worked in construction and development for 30 years and has vast knowledge of the affordable housing sector.

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Jon Spearing

Jon is an Associate Member of Chartered Management Accountants and has over 12 years’ experience in the housing sector.

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Kevin Wright

Kevin is our longest serving Director and is highly experienced in large scale property maintenance and asset management.

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