Welcoming three new Directors to join the Executive Leadership Team

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Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is welcoming three new directors to form its new Executive Leadership Team.  

Working with JRHT Executive Director Chris Simpson they will drive forward the next stages of development for JRHT. 

The directors are: 

Sharon Brookes, Director of Assets - will lead on Asset Management including responsive repairs, planned investment, compliance, safety, retrofit and managing green space. 

Sharon France, Director of Communities – will lead on core services to residents from rent collection, repairs and relets to day-to-day contact, responding to feedback and developing communities. 

Theresa Tingle, Director of Finance, People and Technology – will lead on managing the money, supporting, and developing our workforce and overseeing new technology solutions.   

Image on top right: from left to right, Sharon Brookes, Sharon France, Theresa Tingle

The appointments have been made after a competitive recruitment process which included resident and colleague panels.  

Chris Simpson, Executive Director for JRHT commented: “It is an important time for the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) as we create the next chapter in JRHT’s history. These three roles will be pivotal in listening to residents and influencing the way that JRHT delivers services in the future.  I am really pleased to be welcoming the three new Directors to the Leadership Team.”