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.

One of Cornwall’s leading care home operators has appointed a new trustee. Cornwall Care appointed Derek Law, a man who received an MBE for the difference he has made to improving life for older people. Derek, who lives in St Agnes, Cornwall, has spent 40 years working in the adult social care sector. Senior roles have included social service directorships at Cornwall Council, North Yorkshire County Council and the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

HC-One has appointed Stephen Butterworth as an executive director for operations for all of HC-One’s homes and its domiciliary care services.