Bridge Housing has a senior management team with the skills and experience to manage the diverse range of business operations associated with the provision of social and affordable housing.

Chief Executive Officer

Rebecca Pinkstone

Rebecca Pinkstone has spent the past 17 years working in social and affordable housing. As CEO of Bridge Housing, Rebecca leads a committed team of 100 staff providing housing services to that change the lives of 5,500 people living in 3,500 homes across metropolitan Sydney.

Before joining Bridge Housing, Rebecca worked for the NSW Government in a variety of senior roles to deliver major social housing reforms to improve services and grow the community housing sector. Prior to her work in housing, Rebecca worked in the areas of social planning, crime prevention and domestic violence in both state and local government.

Rebecca holds an Masters in Policy, BA Social Sciences (Honours) and Grad Cert, Adult Education and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Rebecca is a Director of CHIA NSW and NSW Branch member of the Australasian Housing Institute.

Chief Financial Officer

David Miller

David was appointed General Manager, Finance and Corporate Services in October 2012.

He is responsible for Bridge Housing’s financial management, reporting and compliance, as well as developing and managing IT systems, best practice HR management, and risk and compliance frameworks.

David is a Certified Practising Accountant and has extensive senior financial, IT and general management experience. He has worked in the property industry for the past 25 years, for large private and public companies including Jones Lang LaSalle, Investa Property Group and Clarendon Homes. These roles have provided David with experience across commercial real estate, property management, property development and residential construction. David has had financial responsibility for budgets of more than $100 million and has extensive experience in developing and managing best practice corporate services. David has a Bachelor of Business and Master of Business Administration and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA).

Executive Director, Homes

Christopher Dib

Christopher is a registered property valuer and an Associate of the Australian Property Institute with considerable property development experience.

He previously worked for AV Jennings where he undertook various developments over $100 million. More recently Christopher worked for LAHC acquiring and developing 130 social housing properties ($25 million value). Christopher was also responsible for delivering ADHC’s Boarding House program, as well as delivery of 40 group homes and currently sits on the LAHC PCG meetings for the Canterbury Bankstown New Supply Program. He has a B.Comm (Land Economics) and is a Registered Valuer, AAPI.

Executive Director, Customers & Communities

Helen Tighe

Helen brings over 20 years’ experience working in senior roles within the social and affordable housing sector. She has successfully designed, developed, implemented and reviewed a range of programs and initiatives to deliver client centred outcomes for people seeking housing assistance.

Her deep knowledge of the housing system is informed from a diverse range of experiences including responsibility for direct service delivery as a manager of a supported accommodation program for young women with children, manager of public housing services in high need estate areas (e.g. Mt Druitt, Redfern) and more recently as the manager of a team delivering programs to support a community housing or outsourced model of social housing service delivery.

Helen has worked throughout her career in both the Government and community housing sectors including for the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (Housing NSW), North Coast Community Housing, and in a supported accommodation role with the Red Cross.

Executive Director, People, Culture & Brand

Lee Geary

Lee has more than 20 years’ experience in human resources, training and business development.

She joined Bridge Housing in 2022 from WSP/Elton Consulting where she led operations including commercial leadership, strategy development and delivery, change management and partnering with the People and Culture team to support high-quality service delivery. Lee also has extensive experience working in local government.

Lee has a Bachelor of Communication, Marketing and Public Relations; a Graduate Certificate from the Australian Institute of Management and a Masters in Science (Coaching Psychology).

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Laura Duesbury

Laura joined Bridge Housing in 2022 in the newly-formed role of General Counsel and Company Secretary. She is responsible for a broad remit of legal, contractual and compliance matters.

Laura is a senior commercial lawyer with more than 20 years of legal experience across the private a public sector, for organisations including the Sydney Opera House, Accor and Clayton Utz.

She has a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Arts and is a member of the Supreme Court and High Court of Australia.