Proud to lead Johnnie Johnson Housing as CEO, Yvonne is absolutely passionate about the JJH vision; “Living Longer, Living Better”.

Yvonne is pleased to have positively used her wide experience to help drive change internally – strategically, financially and operationally - resulting in culture change, innovation and improved performance for customers.  She is very proud of the profile building of Johnnie Johnson Housing in external networks, and especially the input into the Greater Manchester agenda, leading the Steering Groups on support to the Armed Forces and also Technology Enabled Care. Yvonne utilises her extensive skill set and her varied experience to maximise JJH’s impact in the sector, achieve the ambitions of “outstanding” for all our customers and to be a Market Making success.

Yvonne joined JJH in 2015, having worked in social housing for many years with significant experience in providing executive leadership for a range of housing associations nationally.

 She is passionate that JJH use their homes and services to help people remain independent and reduce resource pressure for our Health and Social Care sector.

Yvonne is a founding Board Member and Chair of the Board of ‘Invisible Creations’ – an idea that started life in the National Housing Federation’s ‘Creating our Future’ Greenhouse programme which is the Federation’s award-winning innovation programme.  She is also a Board Member with the National Housing Consortium.