Ashley Hook

Chief Executive

Ashley, a qualified chartered surveyor, was appointed Chief Executive of mhs homes in July 2009 after working as Housing Director for six years. Ashley has a strong background in housing, having previously worked for various local authorities and housing associations.

Before joining mhs homes, Ashley was Head of Housing for Lewisham Council with responsibility for 35,000 properties and all strategic housing services.

Ashley is a member of both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH). He is also an external examiner for Southampton Solent University, an assessor for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and occasionally a visiting lecturer and contributor to a number of publications and seminars.

Ashley is a keen fundraiser for charity and has cycled and walked thousands of miles over the years to raise thousands of pounds for charities in Kent.

For his most recent challenge, he cycled 1000 miles from Cape Wrath in Scotland to Dover in Kent, to raise money for our charity of 2014 Kent Autistic Trust.