Heather joins Irvine after 14 years within the housing service at South Ayrshire Council. Heather manged the Housing Policy and Strategy team, with responsibility for delivery of the Local Housing Strategy, new affordable housing development, Homelessness strategy, and Housing policy and practice across all housing tenures.
Heather said of her appointment she was passionate about making a positive difference to customers and communities and delivering a high quality service that reflects their needs.
Heather said: “I am really excited about joining Irvine Housing Association. The organisation has an excellent reputation for delivering fantastic services and high quality housing to customers and communities. This role is a fantastic opportunity to drive the service delivery of an organisation determined to grow, proud of its roots, and with its customers at its heart.
Heather added: “These are exciting times for the Association as it journeys through its transformation programme and I’m looking forward to working with such a motivated team to deliver positive outcomes for our customers and communities.”
Speaking of Heather’s appointment, Paul Hillard, Managing Director said: “We are delighted to welcome Heather to the team. Heather has joined us at an exciting time as we are in the process of completing a full restructure of the organisation creating new opportunities for existing staff and the capacity to grow our team.
“We have ambitious plans to develop new affordable housing and our corporate plan is based on continuing to develop enhanced services to our customers to assist them to sustain their tenancies, whilst demonstrating affordability and value for money, and I am confident Heather will make a significant contribution to achieving these aims.”