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Craigdale Introduces Our New Chief Executive Officer

Craigdale Housing Association would like to introduce our new Chief Executive Officer, Linda Chelton.

The announcement comes after a robust and competitive recruitment process, which attracted many strong candidates from within the social housing sector.

Linda will succeed David Mackenzie, former Chief Executive Officer, who moved to a new role at Link Housing Association in September.

Linda has over 32 years’ experience in the housing sector, she is a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing and Sustainable Communities.

John Kilpatrick, Chair of Craigdale Housing Association, said: “On behalf of the whole Board it gives me great pleasure to make this announcement. Linda has a wealth of skills and experience, with a strong focus on making a difference to our tenant’s lives.”

Linda added: “I am very proud to become Craigdale’s new chief executive officer and I am looking forward to this exciting opportunity. I have already been inspired by the passion of the board and all of the staff at Craigdale, who constantly strive to deliver excellent housing services to our tenants.

“We have ambitious plans for the future at Craigdale and I will work to deliver the board’s strategic vision and build upon the excellent reputation that Craigdale has within the Castlemilk area of Glasgow.”

Linda will take up her post on Monday 25th October 2021.

Linda Chelton