Steve Hayes

Director of Corporate Affairs and Communications, GSA

Steve has more than a decade of experience leading communication for not-for-profit organisations. Steve moved into communications and PR after a career as a newspaper journalist and has since led a series of award-winning transformations of communications functions for large organisations. Since joining the social housing sector in 2014 he has overseen communication for the sector’s professional body - the Chartered Institute of Housing - and led the communications function at some of the UK’s largest social housing providers during times of major change. He is a leading voice on communication within the social housing and not-for-profit sectors and regularly speaks on national platforms to share his insight and experience.