St Leger Homes of Doncaster

Meet The Exec Team

Our Executive Management Team consists of a Chief Executive and three Directors who specialise in managing different parts of the organisation.  Each Director has a specialist knowledge of housing and their experience and commitment help us to provide excellent services for all our customers.

Dave Richmond
Chief Executive

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Dave Richmond has spent over 30 years working in local government, the last ten of which were in charge of Rotherham and then Hull’s housing departments, turning both into highly performing well regarded services.


During Dave's time in Hull the housing service was named Strategic Housing Authority of the Year by the Chartered Institute of Housing and it was also the first organisation in the country to be named as a Tpas Exemplar in recognition of the authority's commitment to listening and acting upon tenants’ views. 

Steve Waddington
Director of Housing & Customer Services

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Steve has worked in housing for over 25 years and during his career has been responsible for all areas of housing management, maintenance and the wider strategic housing functions - including delivery of affordable housing, homelessness and private sector housing regulation and enforcement. 

Prior to joining St. Leger Homes Steve spent 13 years as the Chief Housing Officer for City of York Council and during this time led the organisation through major change including developing a programme of new house building and working with communities in response to major welfare reform changes.   

Steve is a strong advocate of creating sustainable vibrant communities through placing the customer first and developing services around their needs.  

Julie Crook
Director of Corporate Services

Julie joined St. Leger Homes in summer 2010 from Nottingham City Homes. Julie has also worked at Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing, Hounslow Homes, Leeds City Council and West Yorkshire Police.

Arturo Gulla
Director of Property Services

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Arturo joined St Leger Homes in April 2019.

He has over 30 years of experience working within Asset Management in both Local Authorities and Housing Association environments. Previous positions include Group Director of Assets, working for One Vision Housing. He has also held senior positions at The Riverside Group, Irwell Valley Housing Association, Harvest Housing Group and Your Housing Group.

Arturo has a BSc (Hons) Building Maintenance Management and is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (FCABE).



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White Rose Way
Tel: 01302 862862
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