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Riverside announce new Managing Director to lead One Housing

Jehan Weerasinghe has been appointed the new Managing Director of One Housing Group (part of The Riverside Group), following the departure of former Chief Executive, Richard Hill.
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Jehan was appointed following a competitive process, by clearly demonstrating Riverside’s values and behaviours. Jehan joins The Riverside Group from Wheatley Group, where he has been Managing Director of its largest subsidiary, Wheatley Homes Glasgow, Scotland’s largest social landlord, since November 2019. Jehan has held other senior leadership positions across the sector including at L&Q where he was Regional Director of Operations.

Jehan will support the One Housing integration into Riverside, lead on development and operational activities in the capital and manage stakeholder relationships in London.

Carol Matthews CBE, Chief Executive of The Riverside Group said: “I’m delighted that Jehan has been appointed our new MD for One Housing. He will play an integral role in The Riverside Group’s Executive Team and will be responsible for One Housing’s reputation and stakeholder management in London. I’m looking forward to welcoming Jehan to the team.”

Jehan Weerasinghe said: “I’m very excited to be appointed the new Managing Director of One Housing and to join Riverside. The Group has clear goals and values which align with mine, and I’m looking forward to working with the team to help steer One Housing and the wider Group through the many challenges and opportunities ahead.”

Riverside will welcome Jehan to his new role in September 2023.

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