Ken Marchingo AM
Chief Executive Officer

A 34 year veteran of the sector who is deeply committed to changing the life trajectory of those most vulnerable in our community, Ken has been recognised nationally and internationally for his experience, knowledge and innovation in social and community housing.

Trudi Ray
Chief Operations Officer

Trudi Ray has been responsible for growing and managing Haven; Home, Safe’s support services and housing portfolio across the northern and eastern suburbs of Melbourne in addition to expanding HHS’s footprint in the Barwon South West Region since 2016 in her former role of Executive Director Operations (South).

Over the past two years, HHS has secured more homes and supports for women and families fleeing family violence and those that are homeless working in concert with many support partners also delivering on a 17-unit development in the centre of Geelong.

Trudi’s strong work ethic and diverse management and leadership skills developed over the past 14 years has stood her in good stead as she takes up the Chief Operations Officer role.

Paul Somerville
Chief Financial Officer

Paul manages financial risk and leads the Finance and NRAS Compliance Teams, and he’s done so for over 20 years. Paul guides our financially sustainable business model whilst working closely with Operations to deliver on our purpose and secure growth opportunities in order to ensure long-term organisational success.

Kerri Carr
Executive Director, Corporate Services and Company Secretary

Kerry is responsible for managing the organisation’s Human Resources, IT, Risk Management, OH&S and Communications programs as well as providing executive support to the Board of Directors. Kerri is driven by the importance of ensuring the organisation has the tools and resources it needs to meet our purpose.

Blake Hogan
Executive Director Strategic Social Housing

Blake leads the Asset Maintenance, Housing Development, Strategic Services and Bid Teams, and with a growth mind set looks to the successful future of the organisation by tying in Government policy, internal resourcing and external opportunities to deliver a pipeline of growth prospects.