Cathie takes the Chair at Eildon Group as it reaches its 50th Anniversary

The Eildon Group have announced the appointment of experienced retired housing professional Cathie Fancy as its new Chair.Cathie takes up the role from Dave Alexander who stepped down after nine years on the Eildon Board. Cathie retired from a highly successful career in housing in 2018 having worked in a range of senior posts in both the university sector and local government.

Cathie brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this role that will enable her to work with fellow Board Members, staff, and partner organisations to steer through the delivery of Eildon’s ambitious new growth strategy launched in April.

Cathie commented: “I am really pleased to have been appointed Chair by my fellow Board Members. It is clear that there are many challenges facing the people and communities we serve, and we believe that, working with our staff and our partners, we can make a significant and lasting difference through the implementation of our new strategy as an ambitious, growing housing and care organisation.

I am also honoured that I will be in the Chair when Eildon celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2023, when we will reflect on the progress that has been made over the period and commit to continue to serve our communities into the future.”

Contact: Mr Nile Istephan, Chief Executive, 01750 724021

Eildon Housing Association is a leading Scottish Housing and Care provider and is the main provider of new homes of any tenure in the Scottish Borders.

Eildon is a fast-growing organisation with a new 5 Year Strategy which commits to creating up to 800 new affordable homes, to transforming to be a green organisation and decarbonise our housing stock, to address a range of social care and housing needs shortfalls and continue to respond to the changing preferences and aspirations of our customers.

We are fully committed to a just transition to a net zero carbon economy, working in partnership with others, as we believe we can play a leadership role in these efforts, and in doing so help re-shape the South of Scotland economy and support genuinely inclusive growth for our region.

Eildon Housing – 50 years providing housing and care