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).

New Care has appointed Carla Middleton as registered manager of its Formby Manor Care Centre in Formby, Merseyside.

Northern housing association Karbon Homes has announced the appointment of Sir David Bell KCB as its new Chair.

The executive chief nurse at West Suffolk Hospital has announced she is standing down after more than four years in the role. Rowan Procter, who has been a nurse for more than 20 years, first joined the West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (WSFT) in 2000 as children’s ward manager after specialising in paediatric nursing care. After holding other healthcare roles across Suffolk, she returned to the trust in 2015 as executive chief nurse.

New Care has appointed Carla Middleton as registered manager at Formby Manor Care Centre on Liverpool Road in Formby.

Barrhead Housing Association’s chief executive Shirley Robison has indicated her intention to retire after almost 15 years in the post.

Law firm of the year Philip Lee has appointed Thomas O’Malley as a partner in the Dublin firm’s real estate department. O’Malley previously served as real estate partner at McDowell Purcell, now part of European law firm Fieldfisher, and more recently as managing partner at Tully Rinckey’s Dublin office. Thomas O’Malley is a specialist in commercial real estate with a focus on social housing and property development. He acts for investment funds, property developers, housing and government bodies on large-scale, mixed retail, commercial, and residential projects, as well as advising on the property elements of renewable energy projects. Thomas O’Malley holds an LLB from Trinity College Dublin and is a qualified CEDR mediator.

Zoe Rocholl joins the board at Retirement Villages Group (RVG).