Executive Director of Business Growth, Thirteen
Chris’ focus at Thirteen is on business growth, including leading on strategic partnerships with Homes England, local authorities, health organisations, universities, the community and voluntary sector.
Chris is responsible for identifying and developing bids and securing new business ventures, contracts, partnerships and commissioned/contracted services, and working with partners to create housing and service solutions for their housing, support and care needs.
This team leads on the physical shaping of neighbourhoods and optimisation of our services and products around our existing homes, new homes and neighbourhoods including community development/social regeneration.
Chris is a former Chair of the Local Strategic Partnership in Middlesbrough, former trustee of Middlesbrough Environment City and former board member of the Northern Housing Consortium. She is a member of the Health and Wellbeing Board in Middlesbrough and a director of the arcc consortium, a company set up to run the Transforming Rehabilitation contract on behalf of the Ministry of Justice. She is also regional chair of the National Housing Federation’s North East Health Care and Support Group.