Thirteen appoints new executive director of development

One of the North's largest housing associations has appointed a new executive director of development to strengthen its top team.

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31 Jan 2022

Joy leads on Thirteen Homes, Gus Robinson Developments and the affordable homes delivery team.

Joy recently joined Thirteen from Broadacres Housing Association, where she held the position of executive director of development and investment. Previous roles have also included time with Home Group, local authorities, and the private sector.

She has experience leading on a wide range of projects including, large scale regeneration, joint ventures with private and public sector partners, developing specialist and supported accommodation and delivering a number of modern methods of construction build types.

Starting at the end of February, Joy's appointment will strengthen Thirteen's commitment to completing 5,600 new homes across the North East, Yorkshire and Humber over the next six years.

Joy is no stranger to the North East and is especially passionate about great homes in the Tees Valley, which has been her home for the last 30 years.