Management Team

Chief Executive - Andrew Noble CMGA

Andrew NobleAndrew has worked for Melville Housing since 1995 and became the organisation’s Chief Executive in April 2006.

As a member of the management team he also played a key role in helping tenants set up the Association, prior to the stock transfer in October 1995.

Before joining Melville, Andrew worked for six years as a management accountant with Scottish Homes.

In recent years, Andrew has overseen the growth of the Association’s development programme, which has included the completion of more than 200 new homes. During his time in charge there has also been significant investment in existing homes, including external wall insulation to more than 600 properties, a restructuring of the organisation leading to significantly reduced management costs as well as the move to a new office at the renovated and restored Dalkeith Corn Exchange.

Andrew can be contacted by sending an email to

Chief Operating Officer - Morag MacDonald

MoragMorag joined Melville in 2011 as our Finance Director, and soon after took on responsibility for our housing services team. Following a restructure in 2017, Morag was appointed Chief Operating Officer with direct responsibility for Finance, Housing, Corporate Services and Communications.

With a keen focus on rent affordability, Morag was instrumental in delivering a comprehensive restructure of our rental charges and the development and implementation of Melville’s value for money strategy. She has also developed a full programme of tenant and community engagement activities helping to deliver Melville’s strategic aim of making a difference in the communities in which we operate.

Morag is a qualified chartered accountant and has extensive not-for-profit sector experience. She has worked for a variety of charitable organisations with a particular focus on education, housing and care provision. Prior to this she worked for many years in the commercial sector including for internet provider AOL UK and the accounting firm Price Waterhouse Coopers.

Morag can be contacted by sending an email to

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