Our Team

Employees of TIAA

Andrew Townsend

Managing Director, CPFA, ACMA

Andrew set up and developed TIAA. Andrew is a qualified accountant and internal auditor with 37 years’ experience covering all aspects of public sector internal audit.

Ian Sharp

Executive Director, CFIIA

Ian has 36 years of internal auditing and risk management experience to his name in both the public and private sector.  He is an Executive and Board Director of TIAA.

Andrew Fife

Executive Director, CMIIA

Andrew has 31 years of internal auditing and risk management experience to his name in both public and private sector organisations. He is an Executive and Board Director of TIAA.

Mike Townsend

Regional Managing Director, FCA

Mike originally trained with KPMG qualifying in 1994 as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. He then specialised in internal audit and has fifteen years’ experience in a variety of senior roles.

Jeff Zitron

Chair

Our Chair is Jeff Zitron, who has an established track record in social housing (including being a former Director of the HACAS Group) and is also former Chair of NHS North West London.

Peter Hammond

Company Secretary, FCCA

Peter Hammond is a Director and Company Secretary of TIAA Ltd. To date, he was a Director of Sector Housing & Consultancy’s Finance & Treasury housing team having recently been subject to a company purchase from Tribal Consulting where he managed over 20 consultants, including a specialist team providing Development services to Housing Associations and local authorities. Peter worked for HACAS, another specialist HA consultancy and he has over 30 years’ experience of working in the social housing sector.