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Our management team

CBH Management Team

Colchester Borough Homes has a management team with a number of key responsibilities to ensure the company strives for excellence.

Members of the team are:

Gareth Mitchell - Chief Executive

Gareth Mitchell Gareth has overall responsibility for the leadership and management of Colchester Borough Homes, including:

  • Working with the Board to set company strategy and policy
  • Implementing the decisions of the Board
  • Ensuring the company delivers its service performance commitments
  • Leading the company's change management initiatives
  • Managing key external business relationships, in particular with Colchester Borough Council



Karen Loweman - Director Of Housing

Karen 005 Karen has overall responsibility for Housing Management Services. This includes:

  • Tenancy Management, Rent Income and Tenancy Enforcement
  • Sheltered housing and support services
  • Customer services and complaints
  • Housing advice and homelessness
  • Strategic lead on housing management, tenant and leaseholder involvement and consultation
  • Company champion for customer service



Mark Wright - Director of Property Services

Mark 001 Mark has overall responsibility for:

  • Running an effective repairs and maintenance service
  • Managing our in-house direct labour organisation
  • Major capital programmes
  • Strategic lead on asset management
  • Environmental initiatives



‚ÄčBrian Richardson - Interim Director of Resources

Brian Richardson Brian's key responsibilities are:

  • Corporate Services including Finance
  • Audit, risk and financial strategy
  • Brian is the lead director for the Finance and Audit Committee