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Our People

Trustee Directors

We have a team of Directors who enable us to achieve our values

Peter Sell

Chair of Trustee

Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and a Partner of Gardiner & Theobald LLP.  Over 40 years’ experience of working in the construction industry with 15 of these as a Partner involved in running a large multi-national professional services organisation.  He has a local connection to Newham for the last 40 years and has been a Newham church leader for over 30 years.  


Eva Price 

With long experience in church pastoral work, Eva has training in benefits & debt advice and advocacy, basic and cross-cultural counselling.  She has an understanding of immigration issues relating to no recourse clients and a number of practical skills.  She worked as Support Manager for Just Homes Women's Project for 11 years until 2017.  She was a founder member of the Alternatives Trust East London volunteer team, working with a similar client group to Just Homes women's project as a trained advisor, and continues as one of their trustees.  She has overseas experience, having worked in Bangladesh for 7 years, speaks Bengali and has an understanding of Asian culture.  She continues to work part time as pastoral worker and Elder with her church in East London.


Mark Farlow​

Mark Farlow is a dedicated and experienced social worker with over 26 years of expertise in supporting disadvantaged children, young people, and vulnerable adults. His career spans various roles within the care system, including managing leaving care services, unaccompanied asylum-seeking children, and youth offending teams. Mark has worked for several London boroughs, holding positions such as Team Manager for Leaving Care and Consultant Social Worker for Youth Support. His expertise includes strategic responsibility, complex case management, and project work. Recognised for his strong communication skills, both written and verbal, Mark excels in building effective relationships with clients, colleagues, and partner agencies. His consultative and reflective management style, coupled with a 'can do' attitude, fosters a collaborative environment aimed at achieving positive outcomes. Committed to lifelong learning, Mark continually seeks to develop his skills and knowledge. As a trustee for Just Homes, he brings a wealth of experience and a compassionate approach to improving the lives of those in need.


Genny Middlemast

Genny is a, motivated professional, passionate about placemaking and ensuring that homes are available to all. She currently works for a volume housebuilder where her role involves managing several major applications for residential development and associated infrastructure across Essex. She has experience of coordinating and submitting planning applications on sites, taking a project from site promotion and PREAPP to delivery and discharge of conditions.  She also has experience of managing portfolio of strategic sites which she promotes at all stages of the local plan process. Outside of work Genny volunteers as part of the East of England RTPI Young Planners Committee. She has also supported a variety of charities  with various planning matters, giving advice and securing planning permission. 

Chief Executive


Christina George Isaac

CEO Just Homes Charity 

Christina has 24 years’ experience of managing supported accommodation projects for the homeless and in managing social enterprises.  Over the last 26 years she has been instrumental in developing First Fruit Group of charities. She has developed Just Homes Charity from a single project with 9 bedrooms to providing 84 bedspaces across 10 different premises. As CEO she has oversight of a team of 18 staff and manages a budget of over £ 1.6 million. In recent years she has acquired a portfolio of properties for the Charity through a combination of grants and mortgages. Under her leadership Just Homes has grown into a significant provider of supported accommodation in the Borough of Newham supporting the borough’s commitment to tackling local homelessness and unemployment. 


In addition to her extensive professional experience in this sector, Christina has a range of academic, finance and management qualifications including MSc Physics, BCS Certificate in Business Analysis Practice, Change Management Foundation and Practitioner- APMG, HR for Non-HR Managers CIPD. She is also part-qualified with ACCA and is a Prince 2 Practitioner.

Staff Team


Delia Taasin

Operations Manager


Jacinth Sundersingh

Infrastructure Manager


Andy Lambell

Finance & Service Admin Officer

Gabriel Ogunkoya

Housing Properties and Safety Officer

Johann Human

Housekeeping Supervisor


Caroline Kamal

Lead Support Delivery


Mariam Paul

Lead Support Delivery


Sabina John

Lead Support Delivery


Cheryl Francis

Lead Womens Projects


Devaki Shivaani



Aslam Virk

Housing Assistant


Rohima Shila

Housekeeper and Chef

Alister Probert

Housekeeper and Chef

Santhamalar Mylvakanam

Housekeeper and Chef


Bavani Navaratnam

Housekeeper and Chef

Balbir Kaur

Housekeeper and Chef

Shafiul Ali

Housekeeper and Chef

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