We may not be able to answer your telephone call as quickly as usual on 16 -17 April and 23-25 April due to staff training.
If you need to request a repair or pay your rent you can use our online services. If you do need to call, please bear with us and we will answer as quickly as we can.
Thank you

Our Management Team

Philip Sullivan

Chief Executive

The Chief Executive has overall responsibility for the leadership and management of Colchester Borough Homes, including:

  • Working with the Board as an Executive Board Member 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 Operations

Karen’s key areas of responsibility are:

  • Tenancy management and support, rent income and tenancy enforcement
  • Sheltered housing and support services
  • Housing advice and homelessness
  • Strategic lead on housing management, tenant and leaseholder involvement and welfare reform
  • Delivery of repairs and maintenance service
  • Managing our in-house direct labour organisation
  • Community safety and partnerships
  • Lead director for Operations and Performance committee


Angelique Ryan

Director of Resources

Angelique’s Key areas of responsibility are:

  • Finance
  • Audit and Risk Management
  • HR, ICT, and Facilities Management
  • Lead Director for the Finance and Audit Committee 


Chris Wait

Director of Assets

The Director’s Areas of Responsibility are:

  • Asset management and major capital programmes 
  • Repairs and maintenance 
  • Building safety, health & safety and compliance 
  • Corporate Building Maintenance Programme and trading 
  • Risk management 
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