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New Chief Executive joins Colchester Borough Homes to deliver exciting and ambitious strategic plan

Phillip Sullivan CEO

Colchester Borough Homes is excited to welcome Philip Sullivan to the team as the new Chief Executive.

Philip, previously Chief Executive of Tower Hamlets Community Housing, brings a wealth of skills and knowledge with 20 years’ experience in housing to the role.

He will be leading a highly motivated team of staff who provide a range of essential services including buildings maintenance, tenancy management, community engagement and the council’s housing options service, which supports people who are homeless or rough sleeping.

Dirk Paterson, Chair of the Board, said “I’m delighted to welcome Philip to Colchester Borough Homes. With an outstanding track record in delivering good quality homes, I know that he will lead a team that will deliver for residents, inspire staff and work well with the board.

“I look forward to working closely with Philip to deliver an ambitious strategy to meet the long-term needs of social housing across Colchester.”

Philip Sullivan, Chief Executive of Colchester Borough Homes, said “Thank you to everyone at Colchester Borough Homes for the incredibly warm welcome. I’m excited to get started with delivering excellent housing and great value services to our customers and residents.

“We’re creating an ambitious new strategy to launch in April 2022, which will prepare us for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for customers and the organisation. I look forward to working with an experienced and dedicated team to support this.”

Colchester Borough Homes has been part of the Colchester community since 2003 and provides management and maintenance services to around 7,000 residential, commercial and public buildings in the local area, including the Council’s housing stock.