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
The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has appointed Rachael Williamson as its new head of policy and external affairs. Ms Williamson brings with her a strong mix of central government and charity experience, having worked at the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC), Cabinet
Places for People Group has announced that former HomeServe UK CEO Greg Reed will succeed group chief executive David Cowans from December 1. Following a 20-plus year international career in banking, Greg joined HomeServe and was UK CEO from 2017 to 2020. He was a key member of the new executiv
The Highland Council is working in partnership with the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership to proactively bring privately-owned empty homes across the Highlands back into use. With funding support from the Scottish Empty Homes Partnership, the council has been able to employ Jonathan Henderson as its
Trade body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has bolstered its executive team with five new appointments. Reflecting the wide-ranging challenges facing its members, the new recruits comprise Liz Hamilton as head of local & regional planning, Richard Lewington as senior planning adviser and
Warmworks Scotland has taken on its 100th staff member to support the business as it expands to help people across the country stay warmer in their homes, improve their energy efficiency and reduce fuel bills. New procurement manager Cassandra Mackie has been brought on board at a time of considerab
Tenants of Linstone Housing are being offered a helping hand to beat soaring energy bills. The housing association has launched a new service offering energy saving advice to tackle recent rises in fuel bills and has appointed its own community energy engager who is Angela Tyrrell.