Noel Sharpe - Group Chief Executive Officer

Noel Sharpe Noel started as our Group Chief Executive Officer in January 2023. Noel had previously been our Deputy Group CEO from 2018, and first joined us in 2015.

Noel's worked in the sphere of social housing in the northwest for more than 15 years at a senior level, having previously worked in London for 10 years before that. Her experience spans all aspects of general needs and supported housing management, property maintenance and investment, regeneration and new homes development.

Noel has a keen interest in the health and wellbeing, and financial inclusion agendas and how these two very important factors can directly help to improve the lives of customers and the communities and neighbourhoods we serve.

Edward Mellor - Executive Director of Finance

Edward Mellor

Edward trained as an accountant at Trafford Council before joining Stockport Council where he looked after the accounts of the council housing prior to joining Bolton at Home in July 2003.

Edward was appointed a Chief Officer at Bolton at Home in 2016 having been part of the team which saw the transfer of the housing stock from Bolton Council in 2011. Edward leads on business and financial planning, treasury management & fraud and risk management.

Edward completed 9 years as a board member at Adactus Housing Group in 2017.

Lisa Tulip - Group Director of Data, Digital & Business Technology

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Lisa oversees a diverse portfolio that includes IT, systems and process development/transformation, information governance, and marketing, public affairs and communications.

Lisa’s responsibilities include driving forward our digital agenda for the benefit of colleagues and customers, ensuring we meet our legal compliance requirements for data protection, and supplying timely and relevant information via our website, publications and social media platforms.

Gemma Parlby - Group Director of Customer & Communities

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Starting out as a Furnished Accommodation Officer for Rochdale Council, Gemma has now worked in housing for over 18 years.

Before she initially joined us as a Community Housing Manager, Gemma had also worked with Irwell Valley and Rochdale Boroughwide Housing, helping to deliver their regeneration programmes. Along with her current role with us as Group Director of Customer and Communities, she is currently the chair of the GMHP’s (Greater Manchester Housing Providers) supported housing group and a trustee of Bolton Community Transport and Furniture Services.

Gemma’s director role covers all aspects of housing management, including allocations, Revenue Services, debt and money advice, estate and tenancy enforcement, antisocial behaviour, mediation, older peoples’ services, our Careline community alarm service, concierge, support and safeguarding services and contracts.

Richard Hargreaves - Group Director of Property & Place

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Tina Cunliffe - Group Director of Corporate Services & Company Secretary

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Dominic Conway - Group Director of Development, Growth & Diversification

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