Head of Housing Strategy – Greater Manchester Combined Authority
An experienced strategic lead officer and Senior Director, Steve provides the liaison with Greater Manchester Combined Authority.
CEO Irwell Valley Homes
Sasha is the Chief Executive of Irwell Valley Homes, a housing association operating across Greater Manchester. She brings over 25 years’ experience as a senior housing professional working with community led housing organisations.
Director of Finance – North West Housing Services
A qualified accountant, Kevin understands the service offer requirements from a Secondary Housing Co-operative perspective. He offers strategic advice and insight into the development of the hub.
Chair of Sensible Housing Co-operative and Policy and Public Affairs Analyst for Bolton at Home
Julie has lived in co-operative housing for over 25 years and played an active role in the Management Committee. She has worked in social housing for over 20 years and was part of ‘Housing Futures’ a Community Led Homes research project.
GMCLHH Interim Director
Tom is the director of the hub and brings with him 30 years’ of experience working with community groups to deliver mutual models of social housing across England and Wales.
He is also a voluntary board member and vice Chairman of the Confederation of Co-operative Housing (CCH).
Sarah provides financial and management support to housing co-operatives and other small community organisations, plus administrative support to the Hub
Managing Director – 3bricks
I have over 25 years experience in developing new homes, regeneration, specialist mixed use projects and community capacity building working for a range of public and private companies. I have worked with many different communities across the North West developing specialist housing for work/live, eco housing, foyers, refuges and more. In addition my work in…
Engagement Officer – Our Sale West
Sam is an accomplished community mentor with a extensive background working together with diverse communities. He has over 15 years’ experience working in housing associations, guiding communities through major projects and championing the value of their work. Sam specialises in both developing new community enterprises and helping established community anchor groups to reach their potential.…
Director of Development – GMCVO
Initial career in local authority housing management and redevelopment. Qualified Landscape Architect. Chief Officer of Greater Manchester community design practice CTAC (project development, Architecture and Landscape Design) for 11 years. Currently Director of Development for GMCVO.
Investment Officer – GMCVO
20 years’ experience of supporting voluntary, community and social enterprises to manage, develop and sustain community facilities, project managed feasibility studies for capital projects and installation of renewable energy. Currently an Investment Officer for GMCVO and a local delivery partner in Greater Manchester for the Resonance Community Developers Fund.
Development Manager – Community-led Housing Locality
Zoe is a Prince 2 qualified, SFEDI accredited, community business advisor who has provided community led housing advice to groups through Locality’s Early Stage Support programme and through her role as Locality’s Community Led Housing Manager. Zoe manages the start up grant programme and enabler hub grant programme on behalf of the Community Led Homes…