Eleanor has 30 years experience working in the housing sector. At Director level, her remit prior to joining Indigo House, included finance, HR, performance, including risk and audit, IT, leadership and corporate strategy. She has a BA in Accountancy and Business Law from Stirling University and is an expert in housing finance with an excellent understanding of the core functions of RSLs, the business environment and corporate, governance and regulatory requirements.
Eleanor has been the finance lead on three stock transfers, negotiated loan finance and facility agreements, completed due diligence and treasury management reviews. She has led on restructures, recruitment, pension reviews and organisational development and has procured external and internal audit services, insurances, legal services, IT systems and hardware and was responsible for contract management of internal and external audit services and the housing IT system.
Eleanor has a track record in delivering quality results and outputs and recently key achievements include the development of a service improvement plan including efficiencies, system and process reviews and improved customer service; a Value for Money strategy, implementation of FRS102 and the deemed cost option; long term financial planning and the corporate business plan.