Elspeth joined Thrive Homes as Chief Executive in January 2009, having previously been the Chief Executive of Griffin Homes, part of the Origin Housing Group that focused on low-cost home-ownership and rent for key workers.
She has had a varied career in housing management, spanning 20 years and has a wide experience of property management, strategic planning, organisational development and the governance of housing associations.
Voluntary roles have included the Vice-Chair of Crown Housing Association, and Chair of Grange Housing and she is currently a member of the Local Strategic Partnership Board. Elspeth also mentors others within the profession through Housing Diversity Network.
Elspeth is committed to working with residents and the wider community to deliver Thrive Homes’ vision.
Time to put key workers at the heart of housing
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Enterprising response in an ever changing world
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We must offer homes in a variety of tenures
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