Executive Leadership Team

The Executive Leadership Team is led by Richard Turnock, Chief Executive, who is currently supported by four directors.

Richard Turnock - Chief Executive

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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.

Derek Ferguson - Managing Director, Home Fix Scotland

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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.

Stevie McLachlan, Director, Customer Experience

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Stevie joined River Clyde Homes in October 2016, as the Head of Customer Service and became the Customer Service Director in August 2022.

His role within the RCH Group is to manage all housing management functions to ensure each area is delivering according to the corporate plan and to identify areas where efficiencies and improvements can be made. Stevie also leads our Customer Service team to ensure high standards of service are delivered to all customers.

Prior to working at the RCH Group, Stevie previously held several roles with Glasgow City Council, particularly within Homelessness Services. Stevie has an MSc in Housing Studies, is a Corporate Member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and is on the Board of another RSL.

Kevin Smith, Director, Property Services

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Kevin is a Chartered Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with a career spanning three decades. Kevin has significant foundation of professional services experience working with organisations such as Rydens, Graham + Sibbald, and Cushman & Wakefield. Latterly, Kevin also held a senior role at Arnold Clark, and he joins us from his current employer, St Modwen. Prior to commencing corporate life, Kevin served as a Royal Marines Commando.

Tom Greenan, Director, Group Services


Tom is a highly experienced finance professional who has held senior roles across the public and private sector. Tom joins us from Forestry and Land Scotland where he has been delivering various consultancy projects. His previous employers include Network Rail, Vertex Data Science, BT and Siemens. Tom is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.