HHRP Board Member

Priya Nair

Priya is a member of the HHRP board. She has over two decades’ experience in global financial services, having worked across the global markets, investment banking and securities services sectors for financial institutions including Deutsche Bank, Citigroup and Royal Bank of Canada.

Alongside her role as non-executive director at heylo, Priya is a senior adviser to Good Governance Capital and strategic adviser to EnergyNest. She is also a board trustee for community sports charity Sported.

Priya has spoken at major conferences across the world and she champions diversity and inclusion, team development and mentoring programmes.

Why heylo?

“Heylo is on a social mission to make home ownership affordable for more people. The heylo team has a long track record of great relationships with its stakeholders, partners and customers, and its home ownership solutions are UK-wide – not regional, or just London based – which makes it very special.”

Grenville Turner

Salma Shah

Salma is a member of the HHRP Board. Salma Shah is a communications, public policy and government affairs expert, with over 10 years’ experience in Westminster and Whitehall. 

Salma was Special Adviser responsible for strategy, policy and communication across the several government departments. She served in the UK government from May 2014, in the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) leaving Government, after serving in the Home Office. 

Prior to this Salma was a journalist at the BBC, producing the Today programme on Radio 4.

Why heylo?

“Good housing is a central component to building a secure and prosperous life. Shared ownership is a transformative product for people aiming to get on the housing ladder so supporting a talented, professional team to deliver homes that people can build their lives in is a huge privilege."

Tim Willcocks

Tim is heylo’s Director of Public Sector Engagement and sits on the HHRP board. He is responsible for managing key relationships with Government, Homes England and the Regulator of Social Housing, as well as local authorities across the country.

Tim has over 25 years’ experience in the property world, including sales and marketing, development, consultancy and housing policy. He joined the affordable housing sector in 2007, and has worked for the Homes and Communities Agency (now Homes England) and for Housing Associations at Executive Director and Board level.

Why heylo?

I love the energy and passion, a small but dedicated team making a profound difference in the sector. Having worked in affordable housing for a number of years, heylo was an opportunity too good to miss.