Ian joins us following a successful three years as group chief executive at Thirteen Housing Group based in the North East and Yorkshire. He has a successful track-record working in the social housing, local government, regeneration and private property development sectors.
Our group chair Dennis Sleath, said: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Ian’s calibre to Platform Housing Group. The newly created business is undergoing a period of significant change and Ian’s unique range of skills will ensure we move forward with confidence. I have no doubt that his varied experience and proven leadership and organisational management qualities will be a real asset to us and that he will continue to drive forward the excellent work that has already been done.”
Ian Wardle said: “I am really proud and excited to be joining Platform Housing Group at such a challenging and exciting time in its development. The Group has a clear strategic vision and an ambitious development agenda that I am looking forward to working with the team to develop and deliver.”
Ian will take up the position in mid-April 2019 and takes over the leadership from our current group chief executive, David Pickering.