Our new Director

20th February 2024


Our long standing Director, Jim Whiston, retired on Friday 16th February. We would like to wish Jim all the very best in his well deserved retirement.

Jim’s replacement is Lesley-Anne Junner who joined the association on Monday 19th February. Lesley-Anne has a substantial track record in senior management, innovation and customer service in the housing and voluntary sector and brings this along with her passion for the sector to the role.

Speaking after the successful recruitment campaign, Lesley-Anne said: “I am excited to be appointed as Ayrshire Housing’s new Director. It’s a great opportunity to join a reputable RSL and build on the achievements of Jim and his team. I look forward to joining the team and working alongside them to ensure Ayrshire Housing remains a highly reputable and well governed organisation.”

Simon Leslie, chair of Ayrshire Housing’s Board, and the interview panel, added: “We are delighted to welcome Lesley-Anne to the team in this key role. Her experience, skills, and commitment to social housing, will place her in an excellent position to take forward our business plan and ensure that we continue to provide good quality, affordable housing.