THE chief executive of Tpas, Jenny Osbourne has been announced as the new chair of the board at Stockport Homes Group (SHG).
Osbourne was the “perfect candidate”, the organisation said, for the passion she has for the borough, for tenants having a voice, and for her housing knowledge and expertise. Plus, she has already been serving on the board for the last four years, so she well knows the organisation.
“Jenny is encouraging and supportive of staff, managers and leaders – and believes that the group is rightly ambitious in its mission of transforming lives,” a spokesperson said. “[Her] vision for her new role as chair is for herself and the board to provide strategic input and leadership for the organisation, whilst being clear about the boundaries between strategic and operational responsibilities. Utilising her knowledge about SHG and its operating environment coupled with wider sector knowledge.”
Describing her as an ambassador for SHG locally, nationally and even internationally, the spokesperson added: “As CEO of the largest tenant engagement organisation in the country her appointment as chair sends a clear message to customers, the sector and stakeholders about the importance and value the group place on customers and engagement, ensuring that customers are integral to the success and ambition to deliver more in our communities.”