Steve Douglas, Chair

Steve Douglas, CBE, is Co-Chief Executive of social housing consultants Altair Ltd and former Chief Executive of the Housing Corporation.

A well-known figure in the housing sector, Steve brings years of experience including a range of senior regeneration and development positions and leading two other housing associations as Chief Executive (Spitalfields CHA and Asra Greater London). In his current role at Altair he works on projects as diverse as organisational governance and regulatory reviews to coaching and mentoring of senior executives. As Chief Executive of the Housing Corporation he was responsible for an £8.4bn three year budget to deliver 155,000 affordable homes and for regulating England’s 1,500 housing associations.

His commitment to housing and communities is well known within the housing sector and he has been a passionate advocate for creating a more diverse and accountable leadership within housing throughout his career.