Board and senior staff 

Find out more about the TDS team.

  • Chair and Chief Executive
  • Executive management team
  • Board
  • Chairman of the Board

    Martin PartingtonProfessor Martin Partington CBE, QC

    Martin has been Chair since May 2010. An Emeritus Professor of Law at the University of Bristol he worked at the Law Commission until 2008 as a specialist consultant on housing law.

     

     

     

    Chief Executive Officer

    Steve Harriott, CEO

    Steve Harriott BA (Oxon), PGCE, MSc, FCIH

    Steve has been CEO since September 2010 following a period of management consultancy.  He has worked as chief executive of three housing associations as well as chairing a housing association and a regeneration charity.

     

     

    Chief Executive Officer

    Steve Harriott, CEO

    Steve Harriott BA (Oxon), PGCE, MSc, FCIH

    Steve has been CEO since September 2010 following a period of management consultancy.  He has worked as chief executive of three housing associations as well as chairing a housing association and a regeneration charity.

     

     

    Deputy Chief Executive (Resources)

    Nick Hankey

    Nick Hankey ACA, ACMA

     Nick is a qualified accountant who joined TDS in September 2011. He has held a number of senior finance director posts in the private sector

     


     

    Director of Dispute Resolution

    Mike MorganMichael Morgan 

    Michael is the Independent Case Examiner.  Having trained as a solicitor Mike worked in Trading Standards and at Qualitas, the Furniture Ombudsman.

     

     

     

    Deputy Director of Dispute Resolution

    Alison MacDougallAlison MacDougall 

    Alison has been involved in dispute resolution for over 12 years, including senior positions at the Police Complaints Authority and the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education. Alison joined TDS in 2007 as an adjudicator and is now responsible for the operational management of the dispute resolution team.

     

     

    Director of Customer Relations

    Ben Beadle

    Ben Beadle 

     Ben spent eight years in lettings and property management before joining the TDS adjudication team as a Casework Scrutiny Manager.  In 2011 he became the Scheme’s first Head of Member Relations with a brief to further develop TDS’s work with member firms.

     

    Board

    Independent Martin Partington (Chairman)

    Chief Executive Steve Harriott (Executive director)

    Deputy Chief Executive Nick Hankey (Executive director)

    Representative of the National Federation of Property Professionals (Mark Hayward)

    Representative of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Paul McCormack)

     Representative of the Residential Landlords Association (Alan Ward)

     Independent Jodi Berg

    Independent Mark Allan, Managing Director, Personal Intermediated at RSA

     

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    TDS £340million Ahead In Tenancy Deposit Protection

    Reporting on its first year operating across the entire United Kingdom, The Dispute Service has published new figures confirming it as the leading force in tenancy deposit protection.

    14th October 2014

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