Executive Leadership Team

The executive leadership team is led by Richard Turnock, Chief Executive, who is currently supported by three executive directors.

Richard Turnock - Chief Executive

Richard Turnock

Richard joined River Clyde Homes in 2015. He has previously worked for a number of multinational organisations, including PwC and Standard Life plc, and has extensive senior level financial and change management experience across a number of sectors. Richard is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Sandra McLeod - Executive Director, Customer Experience

Sandra McLeod

Sandra joined River Clyde Homes in January 2014.  She has 29 years of experience working in social housing, working for Scottish Special Housing Association, Scottish Homes and Cube Housing Association which is part of the Wheatley Group.   She has a Diploma in Housing Studies, and is a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and serves as a Board member on the Scottish Branch. Change management and customer service are strong features of Sandra’s experience and change is something she welcomes and enjoys. 

Derek Ferguson - Managing Director, Home Fix Scotland

Derek Ferguson

Derek joined as Managing Director in 2021. With over 30 years trades and management experience he has established an outstanding reputation in services across wide-ranging sectors including servicing, commercial, domestic, public-sector contracts and social housing.

Derek has held key roles in Scotland's leading construction, build & maintenance businesses and has built strong partnerships with key customers in local authorities & housing associations.

John Wright - Executive Director, Group Services

John Wright

John joined the RCH Group in December 2020 and is responsible the financial affairs and financial strategy of the organisation, whilst leading on HR, ICT, procurement, legal, governance and other key resources functions. He has two decades of experience in the housing sector, providing leadership and direction across multi-disciplinary teams in numerous housing groups of different sizes, including traditional and stock transfer organisations.