Dixon Walter delighted to support Your Homes Newcastle in the appointment of new Chair!

Tony Gates, who has more than 19 years’ experience in landscape and heritage management, will take up the role on 1 January 2020 and is currently serving as the chief executive of Northumberland National Park Authority and lead national parks officer for England.

“Your Homes Newcastle makes a significant contribution to the lives of a great number of people in the city,” said Gates.

“I believe Your Homes Newcastle is a forward looking and ambitious organisation and I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve alongside my fellow board members, our staff team and our key partners to provide high quality housing and support to our customers.”

YHN have also appointed three new independent board members in Anne Cuthbertson, Leisa Docherty and Lynne Blakey.

Tina Drury, YHN managing director, added: “Tony’s extensive skills and experience will be a great asset to YHN in helping us to achieve our audacious ambition to be first for housing, together with his guidance and support in helping us to deliver our strategic business strategy ‘Destination 2022’.”

Everyone at Dixon Walter would like to take this opportunity to wish Tony and the rest of the team at YHN best of luck!!


Original article from https://www.insidermedia.com/news/north-east/your-homes-newcastle-appoints-new-chair

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