Plus Dane announce exciting new executive appointment


Madeleine Nelson will join Plus Dane as Executive Director of Neighbourhoods in the first of six new senior appointments the organisation is looking to make over the coming months.

Madeleine has worked in the housing sector for over 20 years, holding senior positions in housing associations, local government and latterly working for the Department for Social Development and the Northern Ireland Housing Executive to drive a structural change strategy to transform social housing in Northern Ireland.

Spending 10 years at PwC supporting housing associations and local government to deliver modernisation and organisational change programmes, Madeleine specialises in strategy and business planning, performance management and customer focussed service transformation.

Announcing her appointment, Barbara Spicer, Chief Executive at Plus Dane said:

“I am delighted to welcome Madeleine to our team at an exciting time for Plus Dane. The Board and I have set ourselves and the organisation some ambitious plans; one of which is to build a strong, high performing team to lead us into the future. Madeleine has an impressive blend of skills and experience that she brings with her and with a strong track record in customer focussed service transformation Madeleine is well placed to ensure we are delivering excellent services that best meet the needs of our tenants and customers – one of the key priorities for Plus Dane.” 

Madeleine Nelson said:

“I am absolutely delighted to be joining Plus Dane. I am really looking forward to being part of an exciting change journey, supporting the Board and Chief Executive and working with the team at Plus Dane to realise its full potential, creating a strong organisation, and building partnerships to support communities and deliver the best for tenants”.

Madeleine will take up the post at a date to be agreed in the next few months.