Plus Dane appoint director of asset management to its newly formed leadership team
Alec Gaston is set to join Plus Dane as Director of Asset Management. He has worked in the housing sector for over twenty years and currently Head of Asset Management at Equity Housing Group in Cheshire.
A new role, The Director of Asset Management will work alongside Claire Griffiths, Executive Director of Property to embed and deliver the organisation’s approach to all of its property related investment. Plus Dane, through its recent Leadership Team review has brought together its development, asset management and repairs teams, to ensure the organisation can better analyse, plan and deliver its investment to best meet the needs of customers and achieve value for money.
Plus Dane’s Chief Executive, Barbara Spicer said: “It’s great news that Alec will be joining my new team; we were very clear that we wanted someone that was attuned to the needs and aspirations of our tenants and understood the importance of ensuring value for money from all of our property investment. Alec demonstrated all of these attributes and I am sure he will be a great asset as the Board embark on new approaches in how we invest in our properties, taking longer term decisions about the needs of current and future tenants, customers and communities.”
Commenting on his appointment, Alec said: “I am really excited to be joining Plus Dane at the beginning of a new chapter for the organisation.
“Improving and repairing homes is always high on tenants priorities and I am looking forwarding to working with colleagues to make a real difference to our customer’s homes and lives.”
Alec will take up post in June.