Anita Jones has been announced as the new chief executive of Freebridge Community Housing.

Mark Beach, who boasts more than 16 years of experience in housing, performance improvement and strategic development, joins Calico Homes from One Manchester, where he served as head of Customers and Interim Director of Communities.

Retirement community operator, The Whiteley Homes Trust, has appointed Rachel Hill as its new CEO. Having joined The Whiteley Homes Trust in 2018 as Director of Care and Community, Rachel has led the organisation as acting CEO since October 2019.

The country’s two biggest landlord associations have officially merged, with a new chair announced today. Jodi Berg OBE will head the newly created National Residential Landlords Association (NRLA), formed by the merger of the National Landlords Association and Residential Landlords Association.

National charity Revitalise has announced the appointment of George Blunden as its Chairman.

27-year-old Chloe Wynn, has been appointed support manager at Belong Morris Feinmann in Didsbury, Manchester. Chloe will be responsible for managing the village’s specialist ‘household teams’ and ensuring they provide the highest standards of nursing and dementia care 24-hours a day.

Sovereign has appointed a former chief executive of a large multinational energy firm as its new chair. Paul Massara, who was chief executive of RWE Npower, will take over as chair of the 58,000-home association in July.

Catalyst Housing has recruited two new Managing Directors to oversee the delivery of its homes programme across London and the South East. Richard Smith has been appointed as Catalyst’s Managing Director for New Homes (London) and Andrew Almond will take over as Managing Director for New Homes (Counties).