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Our Managers

Our Chief Executive and Operations Director are responsible for delivering the strategy and policies as agreed by the Waverley Housing Board.  They are supported by a Senior Management Team assigned to manage the delivery and smooth day-to-day running of operations.

To contact any of our managers please call 01450 364200 or email

Paul Scott
Chief Executive

Paul has been the Chief Executive of Waverley Housing since 18 March 2024.

Both a board member and chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Housing (Scotland); Paul’s previous role was as the Director of Operations at Orkney Housing Association where in 2019 they were awarded Housing Association of the year at the Scottish Homes Award.

Prior to that he was the Homeless Service Manager at Dumfries and Galloway Council having joined the Council from a small RSL in Perth.

Carole Yallop
Operations Director

Carole has worked with Waverley for over 20 years in a variety of roles and has acquired a wealth of knowledge of the organisation and stock.  Carole has had the opportunity to work extensively in both Housing and Property Services which has aided her understanding of the challenges and pressures an RSL is under through regulation and forever changing legislation.

Lorna Notman
Corporate Services Director

I Joined Waverley in July 2023 to lead the Corporate Services Team, who deliver the Finance, HR, IT and Administration functions of the organisation.

I am border based, and a qualified accountant – Fellow of the Association of the Chartered Certified Accountants

Previously I worked for 25 years with a local Registered Social Landlord gaining extensive knowledge of housing and finance.

Sarah Arnold
Property Services Manager

Joined Waverley in June 2022 to lead the Property Services Team who deliver repairs and planned programmes of work.  I have 13 years experience working in a social housing environment.  I worked in East Lothian Council from 2009 until 2018 where I held a number of different roles, including Performance Officer, managing key performance indicators and working with tenant groups on the annual Landlords report, to Asset Manager of 8,600 homes and an active new build development programme.  I moved to back to working in the Scottish Borders in 2018, working for a local housing provider as Head of Assets & Investment with responsibility for planned programmes of work as well as Health, Safety and Compliance.

Lenore Suddon
Housing Services Manager

Lenore has 25 years housing management experience which covers allocations, income management,  anti-social behaviour, tenant participation and training.  She has also worked with the Chartered Institute of Housing as a Professional Development Officer and has a degree in Housing & Sustainable Communities.

Lenore, who joined Waverley Housing in September 2012 leads, manages and supports the Housing Services Team in delivering an efficient and responsive service.

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