Angela Taylor has taken up her post as the new chief executive of Linstone Housing. Angela comes to the Renfrewshire association from Berwickshire Housing Association and succeeds long-serving Adele Fraser who retired after 14 years in the post.
A motion to change the leadership arrangements of Dumfries & Galloway Council's administration was agreed by elected members during a special meeting of the full council last week. With immediate effect, Cllr Stephen Thompson becomes leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council wh
Kingdom Housing Association has concluded its recruitment process for a new chief executive with the appointment of Tom Barclay to replace outgoing chief executive Bill Banks who leaves the organisation at the end of March. Following a Strategic Options Appraisal which confirmed Kingdom had strong f
Avant Homes Scotland has appointed Andrew Statham as a senior land manager to further enable the housebuilder’s nationwide expansion. Mr Statham, who joins from property investment firm Manse, has 15 years’ experience in residential and commercial property acquisitions. In his new role,
Housing Growth Partnership (HGP) has announced the addition of Nicola Barclay to the HGP Senior Advisor Panel. Most recently Nicola was chief executive and main board director of industry body, Homes for Scotland. In that role, Nicola represented the industry on the NHBC Scotland Committee and the S
Sector body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has announced the promotion of planning team members Liz Hamilton and Richard Lewington. Liz Hamilton becomes director of planning and Richard Principal is the body's new planning adviser.
An interim chief executive has been appointed to The Highland Council following the departure of chief executive Donna Manson. Kate Lackie, currently acting depute chief executive/executive chief officer performance and governance with the council, takes up the interim post on 1 February 2023.
Estate agency firm Rettie & Co has appointed Sarah Curtis, formerly of Savills and Strutt & Parker, as director of new homes. This senior level appointment has been made to support their new homes sales and marketing team, who have been responsible for selling over £100 million of new
East Renfrewshire Council has appointed a new director of environment who will lead vital frontline services including neighbourhood services, roads and housing. Caitriona McAuley takes over from Andy Cahill, who retired in November last year, after being appointed following a competitive interview
Easthall Park Housing Co-operative has appointed Kenny Mollins as its new director. Paul Waddell, chairperson of Easthall Park, said: “The Co-operative conducted a robust recruitment process and we are delighted to appoint Kenny Mollins as our new director of the Co-operative. Kenny has provid
Regeneration specialist Urban Union has made two new board appointments with Jamie McLean joining as operations director and Craig Whyte as commercial director. Each will assist the existing board in the delivery of current developments, and in securing future opportunities for the award-winning reg
Councillors in Edinburgh have approved the appointment of two chief officer roles into the council’s senior leadership team. Dr Deborah Smart will join as executive director of corporate services and Derek McGowan as service director housing and homelessness.
Blackwood Housing and Care has appointed a new chief executive following a rigorous recruitment process led by external advisors. Simon Fitzpatrick will be promoted internally to lead the independent living specialist, which has 600 staff and operates more than 1500 properties across 28 local author
Two new staff appointments have strengthened membership services at rural business organisation, Scottish Land & Estates. Carmen McPherson has joined as membership communications manager at its Musselburgh headquarters whilst George Moore has been appointed as the South West Regional Support Off