New group CEO at social housing provider InCommunities
Rachael has extensive experience in the housing sector and moves from her current role as Managing Director (South East Region) at Taylor Wimpey plc. She previously worked for Catalyst, one of the largest housing associations in London and the South East as their Chief Operating Officer, after joining them as Executive Director of Finance in 2014.
Rachael will take over from Geraldine Howley who is retiring in early 2021 after successfully leading Incommunities since its formation in 2003.
On the new role, Rachael said: “I am passionate about social housing and making a difference to people’s lives and I look forward to working with the board, all the staff, our customers and our partners. I’m really looking forward to getting started.
“I am extremely proud to be joining Incommunities as its new Chief Executive and build on Geraldine’s many achievements.
Rachael has over 20 years experience in social housing with many of those spent at a senior level. She has also held a number of non-executive roles in housing, the NHS and charity boards.
Jan Ormondroyd, Group Chair of Incommunities said: “We are delighted to be making this appointment at an exciting time for the Group. Rachael has extensive leadership experience as well as a strong knowledge of the sector and is keen to deliver our ambitious strategy for growth and achieve our potential. Both the Board and I are looking forward to working with Rachael and taking the business forward in line with our strategic aims.”