WELCOME to a new editorial thread on placedesignscotland.com: noting appointments, retirements, etc in the Scottish placemaking sector.
Manning, Karen – One of four lawyers at solicitors, Burness Paull, promoted to partner level at the firm. A specialist in construction law. The other three are: Louise Chambers (real estate), Stephen Farrell (dispute resolution) and Liam Young (pensions). Reported here;
Mitchell, Shona (pictured) – Appointed senior advisor (to support the delivery of strategic priorities) at housing association, Home in Scotland. Says Home in Scotland: “The former journalist was the policy lead at the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations for seven years before joining Home in Scotland this week.” Reported here;
Poobalasingam, Arun – One of two internal appointments to board level at the housing associations lender, The Housing Finance Corporation Limited. Appointed to a new role of funding and marketing director, having joined THFC in 2021, after several years at HSBC. Reported here;
Stokes, David – The second of two internal appointments (the other being Arun Poobalasingam, above) to board level at the housing associations lender, The Housing Finance Corporation Limited. Has served as THFC’s ‘credit & risk’ director since 2012. Reported here; and
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Picture credit: Home in Scotland
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