Sandra Skeete

Sandra has over 30 years’ experience in the social housing sector and has recently been appointed Chief Executive Officer at Octavia, a position she will take up in September.

Most recently, she held the role of Interim Chief Executive at City West Homes, having initially joined in May 2018. Prior to that, she was Executive Director, Housing at Peabody. Sandra has operated at Director level and above since 1997 when she became Chief Executive of Refugee Housing Association. She spent two years as Director of Customer Services, City West Homes (2005-07), before joining Peabody as Director of Customer Services.

An experienced housing sector senior executive, Sandra has a strong track record of significant leadership roles and a passion for excellent customer service and delivering value for money. She has the ability to contribute at a strategic level and to play a key role in change management programmes. Sandra has worked successfully with boards as both an Executive and Non-Executive Board Member.