Samantha Evans

CEO & Key Person

Australian Affordable Housing Securities Ltd Chief Executive Officer Samantha Evans is a respected and highly sought-after property and finance professional, with more than 20 years’ experience in the housing sector in Australia and abroad.

Grant Harrison

Key Person & Responsible Manager

Grant has had a career in banking and finance spanning over 30 years. His career started with Westpac bank in the areas of retail, commercial and corporate banking, rural lending, asset management (loan recoveries) and property finance.

Gavin Potter

CFO & Responsible Manager

Gavin Potter is a Chartered Accountant registered in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. He holds a Bachelor of Accounting Sciences (Hons) degree together with a Certificate in the Theory of Accounting. Gavin began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he managed a diverse portfolio of clients, including listed entities, group entities and foreign owned subsidiaries.

Heather Browne

General Manager - Development

Heather has over 20 years’ experience in the property and construction industry and holds a degree in Civil Engineering. As a Development Manager within the affordable housing sector for the past ten years...

Trish Dutton

General Manager - Operations

Trish has over 20 years’ experience in the community, social and affordable housing sector. Trish has been with AAHS since its inception, and manages an experienced team who provide exceptional compliance services to a range of providers, delivering positive outcomes and maximising incentives for the NRAS scheme.

Nikki Smith

Quality & Compliance Manager

Nikki Smith has over 25 years’ experience in government and the community and social housing sector in Australia and in the UK.  Nikki started her career in the affordable housing sector with Horizon Housing Company...

Colby Robards

Senior Technical Services Officer

Colby has over eight years' experience in the real estate sector including more than five years' experience with NRAS. Colby is the Senior Technical Services Officer at AAHS and is always striving to improve processes and deliver successful outcomes.

Chontelle Harrison

Technical Services Officer

Chontelle is a Technical Services Officer who works closely with our largest QLD affordable housing provider. Chontelle has worked in the real estate industry for the past five years, with four years NRAS experience. 


Connie Jenkins

Technical Services Officer

Connie is a Technical Services Officer at AAHS and works with NRAS property managers throughout Australia. Connie previously worked as a valuations coordinator for two years.

Caroline Kemp

Technical Services Officer

Caroline is a Technical Services Officer at AAHS.  Caroline has over 15 years’ experience working within property and asset management across both the private rental market, and the affordable and community housing sectors.  Caroline has been employed by the Horizon Housing Group since 2010...