Meet the Team

Stay’s Management Team

Stay’s Management Team is currently made up of the Chief Executive, the Head of Resources, the HR Advisor and the Service Managers.  The Management Team is responsible for:

  • The overall strategic management of Stay
  • Ensuring a co-ordinated approach to the operational management of Stay
  • Agreeing the Business Plan for approval by the Board and for monitoring its implementation.
  • Reviewing all major new initiatives before they are taken to the Board, and commenting as appropriate.
  • Carrying out tasks on behalf of the Board

IMG_2276Chief Executive – John Green FCIH

John has over 25 years experience of working in the housing sector for various organisations, including specialist providers of supported housing. During that time he has held senior positions with responsibility for major housing disciplines including housing management, supported housing, development, maintenance and community investment. John has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing for over 20 years.


David 1Head of Resources – David Balderston MBA BA(Hons) FCA

David qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989. He joined Stay in June 2015 and prior to this has spent 11 years working in senior finance roles in charities/Housing Associations. As well as heading up the finance function he also looks after HR and IT.




HR Advisor – Donna Griffin BA (Hons) Assoc CIPD

Donna has worked for Stay for 17 years, starting out in administration, qualifying in HR in 2011.  Prior to moving to Telford she worked for the University of Wales Aberystwyth.


Service Manager – Helen Harvey

Helen is the Service Manager for our Supported Living service area.  Helen has worked for Stay for 16 years, she started as a Support worker and then became a Service Manager 9 years ago.


Service Manager – Helen Burton

Helen has worked in Supported Housing for over 12 years, starting as a support worker at our Women’s scheme, moving on to Co-ordinate the scheme and in the last few years becoming a Service Manager for the Supported Homes Scheme.  Helen is also a trained Counsellor.


Our Staff Team

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Here are some of our great staff team:


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Fundraising & Marketing Executive – Kay Bennett

Kay started out with Stay in an administration role undertaking some fundraising activities and has recently been appointed to this role to focus all of her efforts on Stay’s fundraising and marketing activity.

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