Andrew Kubski has been appointed as director of development and asset management at West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA).
Having taken up the post in March, Andrew will oversee the property services and development teams to implement ambitious development plans and deliver a rolling programme of investment to existing homes.
Andrew said: “I am really pleased to join WSHA. This is an exciting time for us and I want to do all I can to help us deliver outstanding customer service to our tenants who are at the heart of everything we do. I am confident with my experience and skillset that I can bring something new to the organisation and I can’t wait to lead on some of the new and exciting projects in our Business Plan.”
Andrew is a Chartered Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience in both the commercial and residential property markets. As well as working in the development sector, he has worked as a consultant to a number of private sector property Investors and developers including majors such as Standard Life, M&G, CBRE Global Investor.
He joined WSHA from Sanctuary Homes where he was responsible for the securing the sites to feed the Group’s demanding mixed tenure residential development programme. Prior to this he worked in the public sector with City Property (Glasgow) LLP – an organisation wholly owned by Glasgow City Council – where he was manager of development services and delivered some high profile development transactions including Park Quadrant in the city’s prestigious Park Area.
In the private sector he has worked with a number of property consultancies including Savills, James Barr, and more latterly, was a partner at Drivers Jonas, prior to it being acquired by Deloitte. He was key in the company’s successful growth strategy and diversification in to asset management. In his spare time Andrew is also a member of the Board of Trustees at Quarriers, one of Scotland’s largest social care charities.