Robin Lawler replaces Hugh Broadbent as Chair. It follows the social housing landlord’s Annual General Meeting this Wednesday, 8th December. Neil Pollitt will also join as an Independent Board Member.

Robin Lawler, said:

“I’m delighted to join Six Town Housing as the team continue to grow and find more ways to help the tenants of Bury as the borough recovers from the pandemic. I’m passionate about social housing and look forward to working with my new colleagues on our plans for 2022 to deliver great services that improve the quality of people’s homes and the neighbourhood, whilst contributing to the Bury 2030 plan – ensuring equal chances in life for everyone in our communities.”

Neil Pollitt, said:

“As a Board member at Six Town Housing, I’m looking forward to helping to continue the good work of the Board and guiding the ALMO to be high performing as well as having the opportunity to give back to Bury’s thriving community.”

Sharon McCambridge, Chief Executive at Six Town Housing, said:

“I’d like to take this opportunity to say thanks to Hugh Broadbent for all is help and support as our Chair over the last few years. Moving forward, we always want to learn how we can make improvements to our services. We know Robin and Neil will bring a wealth of experience to Six Town Housing as we develop our housing for tenants across Bury.”

Robin Lawler has a wealth of experience working in social housing in Greater Manchester. A former President of the Chartered Institute of Housing, he is also a Board Member at Plus Dane Housing, Chair of Salford’s Derive RP and a Trustee at the Carbon Literacy Trust. He was the Chief Executive of Manchester’s 12,500-home Northwards Housing for 15 years. 

A qualified accountant, Neil Pollitt is currently Director of IT and Business Intelligence at First Choice Homes Oldham. He was previously head of Customer Insight at the Co-operative Bank.

From left: Robin Lawler and Hugh Broadbent

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