Our Executive Leadership Team

Meet the team ensuring Magenta Living delivers its strategic objectives of Providing, Diversifying, Adding and Leading by example, introducing you to Brian, Patrick, Jayne and Paul. 

Brain SimpsonBrian Simpson

Chief Executive

Brian has worked in housing for a number of local authorities and housing associations at different levels for over 30 years. Brian leads the Executive Leadership Team and is responsible for developing the strategic direction of the company by working with the Board and staff.












Patrick McCarthy Patrick McCarthy

Deputy Chief Executive and Company Secretary

Patrick has over 30 years experience of working in social housing. He is a qualified accountant by profession, being a member of the Charted Institue of Management Accountants and of the Charted Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy. Patrick is also a Board Member of the Wirral Chamber of Commerce. 











Jayne Winders Jayne Winders

Executive and Strategic Director

Jayne has had a varied housing career and has worked across the whole of the North West. She was originally an Environmental Health professional, and it was an early interest in public health and social conditions that led to a career in housing.











Paul Anson Paul Anson

Director of Business Growth and Resilience

Paul has over 20 years experience working in various parts of Britain in regeneration and housing. His involvement in business development began in 1996. Paul has since worked on a range of competitive and commercial activities, including six stock transfers, four housing PFI projects and five mergers.