The Board is made up of representatives from Member organisations and help shape our strategy in accordance with our mission and vision. Joe Scullion, Chief Executive of GCHA is the current Chair and Antony Silk of Optivo is our Vice Chair.
As Director of Procurement at Optivo, Antony is energised through creative solutions, the social value proposition and contracting through relationships. As Board member of SEC, he is an avid supporter of their intent to develop future solutions and thinking for the sector.
Open and accessible, Antony is keen to learn what others know and welcomes you contacting him
He brings enthusiasm, an ambitious attitude and drive to assist the South East Consortium with the organisation’s aspirations. Kurtis is a forward-thinking individual and has incorporated numerous new initiatives, one of which includes the successful implementation of a four-year stock condition survey programme incorporating BIM scan / surveying.
Other roles have included Head of Asset Management positions for Camden and Barnet Council’s and working for Circle Housing (Clarion).
Before moving into housing in 2014,he was an Inspector with the Metropolitan Police Service, where he was responsible for a large team of Sergeants, Constables and Police Staff. Daren planned, managed and monitored operational policing activity.
Tina worked in the London Borough of Lambeth for 18 years and started as a Tenancy Housing Officer moving on to Service Development and then Repairs Performance Manager. In 2007, when Lambeth Living, Lambeth’s arms-length management organisation, was created she became their Complaints Manager. For the past five years she was the Head of Service Improvement and her successes include improving complaints handling resulting in an 80% reduction in complaints received; the successful procurement of a contact centre contract which delivered annual savings of £1m; and leading the successful reintegration of Lambeth Living back into the council.
Marc provides strategic and operational leadership and management of all functions of SEC.
Marc graduated with a BA Hons in Marketing in 2008 and has since worked for registered providers of social housing in various operational roles. Most recently Marc was Customer Experience Manager at Optivo where he led the organisation to win local, national and global awards for complaint management.
Since joining SEC, Marc has lead the organisation to be proactive in its reaction to changes in the social housing sector. This has seen framework usage and contract award value grow by more than 30% within 3 years. In addition to this SEC aren't just about frameworks and can now offer more support for customers with technical or specification requirements. SEC also delivers a growing suite of annual events including our new look Annual Conference.
Marc is passionate about creating truly brilliant places to work and really cares about the customer journey. Marc makes sure each SEC transaction focuses on ease, options and value for the customer. His vision is to continue developing our business and provide innovative and creative routes to market for our customers.