Thenue Housing has appointed Gary Naylor, currently Thenue's head of community housing, as its new chief executive officer. Mr Naylor will take up his new position in the spring and succeeds Charles Turner who is retiring.
Drugs policy minister Angela Constance has appointed former Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Professor Fiona McQueen as vice-chair of the Drug Deaths Taskforce. Professor McQueen has experience across a range of clinical areas and is a former Executive Nurse Director at NHS Lanarkshire and NHS Ayrshire &
The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has appointed Helen Shaw as director of regulation. Ms Shaw is currently an assistant director with the Regulator and will take over the role of director from Ian Brennan who announced in November that he is leaving the Regulator.
Daniel Thompson is to replace Stacy Angus at Osprey Housing Group’s new director of housing following her appointment as the north east social landlord’s chief executive. Daniel joins Osprey — which currently owns and manages more than 1,800 properties across Aberdeenshire, Aberdee
Housebuilder Persimmon has appointed Jason Windsor as its new chief financial officer as the firm noted a return to near pre-pandemic levels. Mr Windsor is expected to join in the summer and will become an executive director on the board at that time. He will succeed Mike Killoran, who announced in
Duncan Smith has joined the Passivhaus Trust (PHT) as director of operations and external affairs in a joint role with the Association for Environment Conscious Building (AECB). The role will help explore and develop the synergies of the PHT and AECB's common agenda, whilst maintaining the
Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has welcomed two new members of staff to augment its headquarters team. Sarah Madden has joined SLE as a policy adviser (rural communities) and Hannah Lloyd joins as the organisation’s business development manager.
Matt Downie is to take up the role of chief executive at Crisis from next year. A panel of Crisis trustees, led by the chair of trustees, Tristia Harrison, has appointed Mr Downie following an open and extensive recruitment process, involving Crisis’ clients.
Shelley Hutton has been appointed head of stakeholder relations at Places for People Scotland. She takes up the newly created role at the organisation, where she has led on relationship management for portfolio acquisitions, research and customer service strategy in a housing career spanning three d
Trust Housing Association has moved a step closer to completing its new leadership team with the appointment of Calum Boag as head of assets & sustainability. Trust recently launched its bold three-year strategy - The Time is Now - and new operating model. To support the delivery, the
Private rental sector and build to rent residential and urban regeneration specialist Sigma Capital Group has strengthened its team with four new appointments across Manchester, London and Edinburgh. Following Sigma’s acquisition by pan-European private equity specialist PineBridge Benson Elli
Councillor Mark Rowley has been appointed as leader of Scottish Borders Council. Councillor Rowley, who has represented the Mid-Berwickshire Ward for the Scottish Conservatives since May 2017, replaces Councillor Shona Haslam who announced she was stepping down as Leader earlier this month.
Aberdeen Cyrenians has announced that its interim chief executive, Chris Bennett-Taylor, has been appointed to the role on a permanent basis. Mr Bennett-Taylor was appointed interim chief executive in July following the departure of Mike Burns to the national mental health charity, Penumbra, having
Three new members will be appointed to the CIH Scotland board as John Kerr, Margaret Moore and current chair Esther Wilson are due to step down at the CIH AGM on December 3 having all served the maximum two terms. John, housing development and homelessness manager at West Dunbartonshire Council and