Chris’ focus is on business growth, including leading on strategic partnerships with Homes England, local authorities, health organisations, universities, the community and voluntary sector. Chris is responsible for identifying and developing bids and securing new business ventures, contracts, partnerships and commissioned/contracted services to create accommodation and management solutions for housing, support and care needs. This team leads on the physical regeneration of neighbourhoods and optimisation of our services and products around our existing homes, new homes and neighbourhoods including community resilience.

Chris is and a member of the South Tees Health and Wellbeing Executive, and a representative on the Nat Fed national Care and Support Group. She is a director of the arcc consortium in Durham/Tees Valley and a former board member of the Northern Housing Consortium.