Deborah is a highly regarded and leading professional in the arena of housing strategy and delivery. She has a proven track record of accelerating growth and leads Capita’s national approach to Housing Strategy and Delivery. She also head up GL Hearn's Manchester office.
Before joining Capita this Autumn, Deborah was at the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), where she was executive director for the North West and responsible for supporting local authorities and partners meet their economic growth and regeneration priorities.
Deborah was instrumental in the delivery of many successful investment schemes, including a substantial affordable housing programme, the rebirth of Ancoats in Manchester, working with partners to deliver the Preston and Lancashire City Deal and the rapid expansion of the Omega site near Warrington. During her time at HCA, Deborah was seconded to Manchester City Council as Chief Executive of Manchester Place to successfully establish a ground-breaking partnership between Manchester City Council and the HCA to accelerate residential delivery.
Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure has a strong reputation in the housing sector and Deborah's experience and expertise will help create stronger collaborations and partnerships to achieve increased housing delivery across the UK.
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