West of Scotland Housing Association appoints new chief executive

Lynne Donnelly
Lynne Donnelly

West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) has appointed Lynne Donnelly as chief executive.

Currently operations director at Partick Housing Association, Lynne will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to WSHA after working in the housing sector for over 30 years, in a variety of roles.

In her most recent position, Lynne was responsible for three key business areas: housing management, reactive and planned maintenance and factoring, ensuring a quality service was delivered to 1,750 customers and over 2,000 owner occupiers.

Talking about her appointment, Lynne said: “I’m passionate about making a positive difference to customers and communities and delivering a quality service that reflects their needs.

“I am absolutely delighted to have been appointed. West of Scotland Housing Association is a people focused, progressive organisation with some exciting opportunities and challenges ahead. I can’t wait to get started.”

Katie McLeod, chair of West of Scotland Housing Association, said: “It is clear Lynne has an exceptional amount of experience and following a rigorous recruitment process, was a standout candidate for the role.

“Myself and the committee are looking forward to working with Lynne to build on the excellent work so far, ensure a bright future for West of Scotland Housing Association and help us in our aim to be a best in class housing association.”

Lynne Donnelly will take up the position of chief executive at the beginning of October 2015.


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