Charlotte Harrison

Charlotte Harrison is an experienced housing professional having worked in the sector for more than 20 years. Most recently Charlotte led the NHC’s Policy and Public Affairs service.

During her time at the NHC Charlotte was responsible for a series of well regarded publications, briefings and research projects and for parliamentary engagement. Her areas of expertise include all aspects of housing strategy including housing supply and delivery, housing management, health and wellbeing, policy interpretation and implementation, and housing market analysis.

Charlotte is strong strategic thinker and is able to work with Boards/Portfolio holders, and staff teams to translate strategic insight into practical applications.

Charlotte Carpenter

Following a PhD in Medieval history, Charlotte began her career in the Civil Service before working as Head of Policy and Research at the Regional Development Agency One NorthEast. She then became interim Director of The Northern Way.

Since then, Charlotte has specialised in the field of housing, where from 2009-2016 she worked as Director of Strategy, Policy and Communication at Home Group. Charlotte has significant experience of strategy development, research, developing and influencing public policy, change leadership and managing internal and external communications within the fields of economic regeneration, housing and care and support.

Charlotte is also a skilled facilitator and qualified and experienced executive coach.

Pete Bailey

Pete is a freelance consultant specialising in housing strategy. He has been working as an Associate of the Northern Housing Consortium for more than three years and has been the main author of the Report of the Commission for Housing in the North.

Pete established the consultancy after leaving the Homes & Communities Agency where he was Head of Strategy and Performance for the North West. His earlier roles include Head of Housing at Government Office NW where he had responsibility for the Regional Housing Strategy, Director of Inner City Solutions and 20 years work in private sector housing for Manchester City and Rochdale Councils.

North East Maintenance Meeting 25th January 2017