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
The Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA), the representative organisation for housing associations in Northern Ireland, has named Seamus Leheny as its new chief executive this week. Seamus joins NIFHA from Logistics UK, one of the UK’s largest trade associations which re
Trust Housing Association has appointed Gillian Mccusker as its new head of customer experience (landlord) and a key member of its leadership team. Gillian currently works at Midlothian Council in a senior role and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing. She has extensive customer service
Highland Council chief executive Donna Manson has accepted the post of chief executive for Devon County Council. She will be leaving the Highland Council in February.
Scotland’s Housing Network (SHN) has appointed Graeme Winning, East Ayrshire Council as chair of the board. SHN is a membership organisation which supports social rented sector landlords to improve services by benchmarking cost and performance data, sharing knowledge and best practice through
Mark O’Donnell has been appointed as the new chief executive of Age Scotland and will take up his post with the national charity for older people in January 2023. With two decades of experience in the public and third sectors, including as chief executive of the Sight Scotland group, Mark O&rs
Kingdom Support & Care has appointed Paul White as executive director. Founded as a Community Interest Company in April 2017, Kingdom Support & Care is a subsidiary of Kingdom Housing Association and supports over 300 people throughout Fife and the Forth Valley helping them live independent