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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

Welcome to your local CIH page

London, South East, Eastern

At the heart of CIH is a membership network that provides access to a wealth of knowledge, expertise and platforms where members can share good practice and learn from one another.  Visit this page regularly to find out more about the activities that are taking place near to you and find out more about how you can get involved.  We’ve groups the activities together based on events nearest to you, but you can also visit the other areas too to see what else is going on.

With over 4300 members working or based in the Eastern,  London and South East regions, we’ve developed a range of activities and events near to you, addressing many of the challenges members are facing each day in the workplace. Watch out for the details of the following events coming soon and book your place quickly to avoid disappointment.

Quick introduction to the regional chairs in your area

Russell Heath

 

Russell Heath, Chair of CIH Eastern
Keep in the loop about what’s going on in the region by following us on Twitter @CIHEastern

 

 

Kate Dodsworth

 

Kate Dodsworth, Chair of CIH London
Keep in the loop about what’s going on in the region by following us on Twitter @CIHLondon

 

 

Gill Peckam

 

 Gill Peckam, Chair of CIH South East
 Keep in the loop about what’s going on in the region by following us on Twitter @CIHSE1 

 

 

Meet your CIH regional manager

Rebecca ClarkeCIH is pleased to introduce you to the regional manager supporting members and organisations locally.  Rebecca Clarke represents CIH within the Eastern region, London and the South East.

Rebecca joins us from the Orbit Group where she worked as Business Development Manager for Service Matters. She has experience of working with a full range of housing organisations, charities and private sector partners.

In addition, Rebecca is chair of the WISH Midlands network, promoting the professional development and networking of professionals working within the housing sector. She is passionate about all things housing!

Rebecca said “I am delighted to be working with the East, South East and London boards. I am looking forward to helping them unlock their potential and transform the offer of CIH locally, truly representing both members and the wider sector. I will be out and about meeting as many organisations as possible and would love to hear from you.”

Contact number: 07990887895

Email: Rebecca.clarke@cih.org

So you work for the CIA? a reflection on my first week as a CIH regional manager 

Introducing some of the local member champions

The CIH member champion network is a network of members throughout the UK who work in housing organisations near to you! Member champions can help answer questions you may have about CIH membership, provide details of forthcoming events and CIH services, including courses and qualifications.

Say hello to some of the regional member champions:

 

Carolyn Leech

Eastern

Name: Carolyn Leech BSc CIHCM
Job title: Service excellence business lead          
Organisation: Thrive Homes
Length of membership:  9 years
Contact via: rebecca.clarke@cih.org

 

Carolyn Leech South East

Name: Sarita Gregory-Brook CIHM
Job title: Senior estate manager
Organisation: A2 Dominion
Length of membership: 12 years
Contact via: rebecca.clarke@cih.org

 

Uche Alioha

London

Name: Uche Alioha MSc Dip Hsg CIHCM
Job title: Housing manager
Organisation: London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham
Length of membership: 19 years
Contact via: rebecca.clarke@cih.org

Other CIH news

Not long now…. CIH regional awards due to open for entries soon!

In January 2018 entries for the second year of the CIH regional awards will open for entries. The CIH awards are a great way to recognise and celebrate the achievements of CIH members across the UK. Why not recognise those CIH members you work and the contribution they make to the communities they serve and their organisations.

Keep watching for details to be released soon!

 

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Learn with us

We offer courses for all stages of your career, whether you're new to housing or a senior leader. You can study online or face-to-face, across the UK, and we can even come to you to deliver tailored programmes in-house at your organisation.
 

The new housing apprenticeships

With a century of experience equipping housing professionals with the skills they need to do the brilliant work they do, we can help you make the most of the new housing apprenticeships – whatever stage of the journey you are at.

 

Knowledge Hub

This is a tool kit which is exclusively available for CIH members. Access in-depth case studies and an online network to connect you to other housing professionals working on the same issues.

 

Find out more

Help members explore their career possibilities and identify relevant development opportunites.

 

Mentoring scheme

The CIH mentoring scheme is a member benefit which supports members to explore their career possibilities and identify relevant development opportunities. Become a mentee today and stand out from the crowd.

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Webinars

The CIH webinar series covers a variety of topics - ranging from practical housing management sessions and high-level policy discussions to webinars designed to support your professional development. Free for members and just £20+VAT for non-members, they're a great way to boost your knowledge and skills.

View upcoming webinars