GMCLH Project Advisor

Adrian is a recognised, approved and accredited provider of advice, consultancy, training and research to social enterprises, charities, sector bodies and other organisations.

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Phil Randerson brings finance and investment expertise to the steering committee. Phil works in the GMCA’s investment team, which can provide development loans to community led housing projects via the Housing Investment Fund.

Chair of Chorlton Community Land Trust and Director of Chorlton Co-housing

Steve is a retired housing professional and Chair of the Chorlton Community Land Trust. He is also a director of Chorlton Cohousing, a group seeking to develop cohousing for older people.

CLH Housing Advisor

Josh is an accredited CLH housing advisor who has extensive experience within the co-operative sector, including living in housing co-ops, supporting existing co-ops, and establishing new co-operative housing projects. Alongside his work at Leeds Community Homes Josh is also a community share practitioner and training to become a Barefoot Co-operative Development practitioner.

Managing Director - 3bricks

Vicky has 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.  She’s worked with many different communities across the North West developing specialist housing for work/live, eco housing, foyers, refuges and more. In addition to her 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.…

Project Advisor

Tekla works with community groups and social enterprise organisations across Greater Manchester and supports them with business planning, financial forecasts and preparing proposals.

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.

Member of Zah Housing Co-operative

Bushra has lived in a housing co-op for over two decades. She worked for a homeless charity for a short time. Bushra is interested in alternative ways of living and believes everyone should have good quality affordable housing.