Head of Locality – Black Country, Bromford
Vicky has 24 years’ experience in housing and leads the Black Country Locality for Bromford with over 3660 homes stretching across the region.
Bromford provide services for 90,000 customers and are delivering one of the largest housing association-led new homes programmes throughout the South West and Midlands, with a planned investment of £1.5bn in 14,000 new homes over the next decade.
As a senior leader within Bromford she was part of the implementation team for the Bromford Lab, one of the housing sectors first innovation labs whose purpose is to disrupt and reimagine solutions for the sector.
In the Black Country she leads the locality approach of Neighbourhood Coaching, which was launched in 2017, which is to inspire people to be the best they can be by believing that if we offer the right home and the right relationship every one of our customers can achieve more.
Reason for Becoming a Business Champion
Bromford has been a part of Wolverhampton for over 60 years, building homes and connecting communities.
Vicky believes in the communities of Wolverhampton and that the connected infrastructure with its central city and well established communities with their assets are key to enabling those who live there to achieve their aspirations. Whether that is through work, their community, services they use and businesses that thrive in the City.
There is a real passion for those who live there and those who move here, the city has so many strengths that can be built upon. Housing is a key business partner in the future of this city.
Vicky is an elected member of Midcounties Cooperative and sits on their Member Strategy Committee. The Committee is responsible for the strategic direction of membership and community support within the Society, so has a central role to play right at the heart of the Society.
She also is a Director and Trustee of Codsall Village Hall and the Chair of Codsall Cricket Club.