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Graeme Kelly, who is currently a Director at Walker Healthcare, will move across to the newly created role at its newest development, Cramond Residence, as it looks to build on growing demand as consumer confidence recovers within aspects of the sector that can demonstrate a positive track record over the past 12 months.

The Regulator of Social Housing (RSH) has appointed a housing association chief executive to be its first ever director of consumer regulation. Kate Dodsworth, chief executive of Gateway Housing, will take up the new role in the summer. The position has been created as part of the RSH’s response to the Social Housing White Paper, which proposed an overhaul of consumer regulation.

Nick Walkley steps down as Homes England CEO

Clare Shuker has been appointed registered home manager at Vida Healthcare’s Vida Hall.

A new non-executive director based in Yorkshire, who is a professional accountant, chair of a housing association and former chair of a local hospice joins the Commission’s board. Baroness Stowell of Beeston MBE, Chair of the Charity Commission, has welcomed the appointment of Will Lifford to the regulator’s Board.

New Care has appointed Janet Lewis, from Manchester, as the registered home manager of Cheadle Manor, its recently opened £15m care facility on Stockport Road in Cheadle.

Nathalie Flury and Michael Schroeter were named co-heads of sustainable health-care equity at HSBC Global Asset Management.

Welsh education and care company Orbis has appointed a new chief executive. Suzanne Lawrence has joined the UK autism care and education provider from Practice Plus Group, formerly Care UK. Lawrence will work alongside outgoing chief executive Mike Currier, in his new role as chief commercial officer, as Orbis Education and Care targets further growth in 2021 and beyond.