Genesis Housing Association has recruited Chris Harris as its new Neighbourhoods Director, a key role which spearheads the development and delivery of housing services to customers and stakeholders across the company's portfolio.
Chris, who joins Genesis at the end of July, brings over 20 years of experience in housing and care and support services to the role.
He was most recently the London Area Director at Catalyst Housing, where he led on a wide range of operational areas including housing management, allocations and lettings and regeneration.
Prior to Catalyst, Chris
held directorships at other leading housing associations including L&Q
and Moat Homes
, covering customer experience and contract services.
The Neighbourhoods Director is a crucial and broad-ranging role heading up a major division within Genesis'
will be overseeing the delivery of Genesis'
housing management services across London
and the South East and working closely alongside the Property Services and Customer Service teams.
Laurice Ponting, Executive Director of Communities at Genesis, said: "We're really looking forward to welcoming Chris on board and wish him every success in this pivotal role.
Chris Harris said: "I am delighted to be joining Genesis at what I know is a very busy and exciting time.