Principal Partner, has over 30 years’ experience in housing management, regeneration, rehousing and change of landlord and tenancy/lease issues. As the founding Partner at Source Partnership, Carol is passionate about the public sector and particularly social housing. She is committed to resident involvement and has overseen and delivered numerous tenant-led projects. Carol has experience of private and public housing finance, housing management and regeneration. Her experience includes working as Social Housing Coordinator at Docklands Development Corporation including participating in a major CPO Public Inquiry, commissioning replacement housing and a large decant programme.
Carol has overseen and delivered numerous Independent Advice projects across the country. Carol led on the earliest Private Finance partnerships in Merseyside and has worked at a senior level in housing management and development for a range of housing co-operatives, councils and housing associations. Carol is lead advisor for several estates in Hackney, Enfield, Islington and Wrayburn House in Southwark, She has set up tenant management organisations and provided advice to residents on regeneration and developing community facilities.
Senior Partner, has 25 years’ experience in planning and delivering regeneration and community development strategies. Rob has managed large scale regeneration programmes and has won awards for his work on partnering, community engagement and capacity building work. He has worked across the sector in both regeneration and community development roles. Rob led on the stock options for five boroughs and worked as Independent Advisor on a range of options studies, change of management and stock transfers including the first successful Lewisham transfer.
Rob has developed and delivered a range of training programmes including community development worker training, mystery shopping and management training for boards of TMOs, ALMOs, Housing Associations and strategic partnerships. He has extensive experience of conducting service reviews and developing service improvement plans. Rob is an experienced facilitator and negotiator working with Circle, Network, Notting Hill, Poplar Harca and Hackney, Southwark, Enfield and Salford to deliver training, away days and stakeholder conferences.
Consultant, is experienced in developing community and resident involvement across social housing. Having also worked with Registered Providers and Local Authorities for 30 years, John has an ideal mix of hands on experience of resident involvement and housing management and strategic level involvement in business development, housing policy and good practice. John specialises in offering high quality support and training, and the ability to broker effective liaison between individuals from a wide variety of disciplines
John has worked as Independent Tenants Advisor on several stock transfer and redevelopment projects, most recently at West Hendon in Barnet. He has been advising Network Housing Group Regeneration team, progressing leaseholder negotiations, tenant decanting and assistance with project management on a number of estates.
John is also a ‘Big Local’ national, Lottery-funded community development representative for estates in Islington, Hammersmith & Fulham, Hounslow and Kensington & Chelsea.
John specialises in resident scrutiny working to set up and support Scrutiny Panels; he has lead on tenant inspection and scrutiny training as an associate consultant with Housemark.
Project Worker joined Source Partnership in early Summer 2018 after completing a Masters Degree in Urban Design. She has a special interest in design in regeneration of housing and wider proposals. Natalie is an effective communicator who is able to explain design concepts to residents and translate "architects speak". Before joining us, she completed a recycling coffee cup campaign for Veolia in Westminster. She has many ideas for increasing recycling within the Community.
Natalie works across all of our resident involvement contracts and is the lead Project Worker for Joyce Avenue and Snell's Park Estates in Enfield. She is able to draw out resident opinion and produce succinct consultation reports reflecting the unique qualities of each community. Natalie is a Youth Ambassador for the Circle Collective in Hackney encouraging young people to enter the world of work and reach their potential.
Project Worker, works on our ITLA project for Kings Crescent regeneration in Hackney. She is a resident of the estate and has worked with her community to ensure they are fully engaged in the regeneration. Menekse also provides support to maintain relationships with Turkish tenants and leaseholders on the Hackney Six Estates Programme. Menekse is very personable and has a track record of increasing participation in events, she has also been involved in developing and explaining design proposals to residents and collecting feedback. She is currently developing a range of community initiatives including gardening projects, locally based education projects, coffee mornings and healthy living sessions.
Project Worker, has worked with Source Partnership in Hackney for the past two years, she has first-hand experience of regeneration having been a tenant of North Peckham Estate in Southwark, before, during and after this major project. Nazia is a highly organised field worker who can build relationships with any community but is particularly able to advise on cultural issues relating to the Bengali and wider Muslim communities. She is an effective administrator and has a degree in Economics. She has excellent oral and writing skills in English and is fluent in Sylhetti.
In addition to her language skills, she brings empathy with the concerns of tenants and expectations of a regeneration scheme. Nazia will also provide community development support to the Team. As well as working in rehousing and regeneration, she has extensive experience of assessing care needs for vulnerable residents and referring them to Social Services and care agencies.
Associate Consultant, is an experienced consultant who specialises in providing senior management support. He has over 30 years experience of successfully managing and driving change and performance improvement. John has led on service improvement and change management, major re-organisations and culture change in a stock transfer Registered Providers, ALMOs and within retained stock councils.
He has a proven track record of successful leadership in operational housing management, repairs client, asset management and decent homes delivery with a wide understanding of policies, procedures, systems and good practice within the national housing agendas. John has worked on completing Decent Homes, including an ‘Opt Back in Project’ to encourage maximum number of tenants to have work carried out, restructuring tenancy management services to improve focus on sustaining tenancies and delivering efficient choice based lettings services. He has experience of carrying out reviews of sheltered housing services, implementing garage asset management strategy and, estate environmental improvement programmes.
John specialises in restructuring, review and business planning support. He is our housing management and asset management guru and is also currently managing an outward bound project in the North East.