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.

Incommunities Group Chief Executive, Geraldine Howley is getting ready to step down at the end of the month after nearly two decades leading the West Yorkshire housing association.

L&Q has appointed its former group development director to be its new chief executive following the departure last year of long-time CEO David Montague. Fiona Fletcher-Smith, who will take control of the association with immediate effect, said the body’s ambition to build 100,000 homes over the next decade remained, but that the pace of development will “ease in the short term”.

Skills for Care has announced the appointment of Tricia Pereira as its new director of operations.

Sally Hyndman has been appointed to the newly created role of chief people officer at Sovereign.

Following the recent launch of its Live-in care Division, Alcedo Care Group has bolstered its team with the appointment of Rebecca Ogujor, from Manchester, as Head of Live-in Care.

Phil Watson has been appointed chair of the board at The Calico Group after Lesley Burrows stepped down from the role.