Livv Housing Group appoints new Executive Director

Livv Housing Group appoints new Executive Director

Knowsley-based housing association, Livv Housing Group, demonstrates its commitment to investing in its people by promoting from within, naming Jude Wilkinson as its new Executive Director of Resources.

Having served as Livv’s Director of People for the past five years, and with 14 years of experience in the housing sector, Jude brings significant knowledge and expertise to her new role. She has been the driving force behind the organisation’s new employer brand, and led its Human Resources, Learning & Development and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion functions.

In her new capacity, Jude will oversee a comprehensive portfolio encompassing People, Business Improvement, IT, Marketing & Communications and Governance. Alongside her Executive Director colleagues, she will play a key role in driving Livv’s commitment to creating more opportunity, building more homes and making an impact in the communities it serves.

Léann Hearne, Chief Executive of Livv Housing Group, said: “I’m absolutely thrilled to welcome Jude to our Executive Directors Team. With her people-centred approach, strategic outlook and focus on driving positive change, Jude has been an important part of our journey over the years and is perfectly placed to lead our Resources directorate.

“At Livv, we’re committed to investing in and nurturing our people, giving them the opportunity to progress with us in their careers. Jude is the embodiment of this ethos and I’m looking forward to seeing her make this role her own.”

Jude has over 25 years’ experience in HR, joining Livv in 2010 as a HR Business Partner and working her way up through the business.

Commenting on her new appointment, she said: “I’m honoured and excited to have been appointed Executive Director of Resources. Having worked at Livv for over 14 years, I know firsthand what a fantastic, forward-thinking organisation it is to be a part of.

“I’m eager to get stuck into this new role and all the opportunity that comes with it, working with my new teams to develop and maximise the functions across the directorate. By working together efficiently and innovatively, we’ll deliver the best possible service to our customers, both inside and outside of the business.”

Header image: Jude Wilkinson, Livv’s new Executive Director of Resources

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