The Team Behind AGS

At the heart of AGS Support, allowing us to support our clients with the best services for their needs, is a seasoned managerial team—a sum of rich experience, diverse skills, and matching competencies across the supported housing industry.

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Richard Odendaal

Richard Odendaal

Managing Director

An impactful entrepreneur and Chief Executive, passionately serving the supported housing sector and business community for over 20 years.

Leading and growing a people and customer focused organisation to exceed expectations in service quality, reliability and delivery, and the continuous pursuit of operational excellence in everything we do and say. Together with our partners, driving a can-do attitude, committed to solving today’s problems and creating tomorrow’s opportunities.

Operate a community social enterprise scheme helping people in need get back into housing and employment, working with government and private enterprise.

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Ron Chiwome

Ron Chiwome

Director of Operations

Ron is an experienced Director who joined AGS Support in July 2018—with a background of 20 years as a registered & experienced Senior Mental Heath nurse working in various roles.

He brings to AGS Support a strong professional and experienced set of skills in Safeguarding, Mental Health, Hospital/ Healthcare and Social Care Management, Strategic and Operational Management, and Project Management.

Zaheer Khan

Zaheer Khan

Regional Manager

With a long history as Senior Officer within the Ministry of Justice, Zaheer was in charge of managing the daily operations of various teams—from safeguarding to mental health, and support for vulnerable adults & children.

At AGS, he now covers Operations across the North of England—leveraging his diverse skills to deliver a robust & reliable service for all clients, users, and staff.

Julie Adams

Julie Adams

HR and Compliance Manager

Julie has worked for AGS Support since 2018, following a 35-year Housing Management career in senior roles for social landlords providing general & supported housing.

Part of her responsibility in the supported housing sector covered a variety of client groups including young people (management of a Foyer), mental health, drug and alcohol, homelessness and older people.

Her experience enables her to fully understand firsthand: the staffing qualities & experience supported housing providers require, the financial constraints and challenges they work within, and how AGS Support can deliver the best service to meet these requirements.

Lauren Odendaal

Lauren Odendaal

HR and Compliance Administrator

Lauren joined AGS Support in August 2021, with a background as a Support Worker within the supported housing sector.

Primarily, she has worked with adult homeless with complex needs (mental health, drug and alcohol, domestic violence, and homelessness), although she has also worked in multiple projects with persons aged 16 to 25.

From her experience, she understands the difference a solid staffing team makes to the delivery of support within a service, and the challenges the sector faces with this.

Kim Foy

Kim Foy

General Administrator

Kim has worked for AGS Support since September 2020.

Her background is in administration & accounts within the private sector. She is an effective multi-tasker that aims to provide efficient & effective support to the team so they can deliver the best service to their clients.

Head Office

Suite 242
80 High Street
Winchester, Hampshire
SO23 9AT

Bristol Office
(South West)

14-15 Triangle South

London Office
(London / Home Counties)

77 Victoria Street

Nottingham Office
(Midlands / North)

1 Hanley Street

0845 0523597
About Us
AGS Support is the industry leader in providing extremely apt and cost-effective staffing solutions specifically tailored for the Supported Housing sector. Our highly trained personnel are “Enhanced” DBS checked and are seasoned veterans of the Supported Housing environment.
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