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Senior Management Team

Diana MacLean
Managing Director

Diana joined Riverside Scotland in 2021, with more than 20 years’ experience in the housing sector.

Diana began her housing career as an Accommodation Officer at Napier university before moving to Scottish Borders Housing Association as Housing Manager. Since then she has held senior positions at a number of organisations, including Radian Group Ltd, Weslo Housing Management, New Forest District Council and Bield Housing and Care.

Diana has an MSc in Housing from Heriot Watt University and an MPA from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and has served on Housing Association boards as a non-executive member.

As managing director Diana is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the organisation leading on service delivery, customer experience, business development, growth and facilitating strong governance by Riverside Scotland’s Board. Diana also upholds the stewardship of the Association ensuring all legal, financial and regulatory requirements are met.

Diana is passionate about enhancing our customer experience, delivering great outcomes and services for customers and communities and looks forward to working with Riverside’s customers, stakeholders and teams to achieve this.

You can contact Diana by calling 0345 112 6600 or email [email protected]

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Morag Hutchinson
Head of FInance & Planning

Morag started with Riverside Scotland in January 2005 and is responsible for the delivery of corporate service functions including finance. This includes strategy and policy development, performance management, business planning, the preparation of statutory accounts, and ensuring financial viability. This involves all areas of the business and as such Morag's role requires a strong emphasis on collaborative working across the whole of the Group.

Morag has worked in finance for over 35 years, starting her career as a junior in a local firm of chartered accountants. Morag then moved to the commercial sector where she worked in media for over 20 years. During that time Morag worked in a number of roles including Senior Regional Management Accountant and Business Development Manager. Morag then moved to the social housing sector in 2005 when she joined the team at Irvine.

You can contact Morag by calling 0345 112 6600 or email [email protected]

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Heather Anderson
Head of Service Delivery

Heather joined Riverside Scotland after 14 years working within the Housing Service at South Ayrshire Council.

Heather started her career as a Housing student whilst working towards her MPhil in Housing Studies at the University of Glasgow, which she completed in 2006. Heather worked as a Housing Officer at South Ayrshire until 2006, at which time she moved to manage the Housing Policy and Strategy team, with responsibility for delivery of the Local Housing Strategy, new affordable housing development, Homelessness strategy and Housing policy and practice across all housing tenures.

You can contact Heather by calling 0345 112 6600 or email [email protected]

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