Jackie Ballard joins Newlon Housing Trust's Board and becomes Chair of Outward
Published by NewlonHousingTrust for Newlon Housing Trust in Care and Support and also in Housing
Newlon Housing Trust are pleased to announce that Jackie Ballard has been appointed to serve on the Newlon Housing Trust Board and that she has succeeded Chris Blundell as the Chair of Outward, the Newlon Group’s care and support partner organisation.
Jackie has extensive experience of working at the highest level in public life and the charitable sector. She formerly served as the Member of Parliament for Taunton and as Chief Executive of the RSPCA. More recently she worked as Chief Executive of the charity Action on Hearing Loss.
She has close links to the communities that the Newlon Group works with in north and east London having started her working career as a Social Worker in Waltham Forest.
Jackie’s high level experience makes her an excellent ambassador for the Group's work with people in housing need and in need of additional support and care in their daily lives. On joining the Newlon Board she said:
‘Having a decent and affordable home is such a fundamental human requirement and I am really looking forward to contributing to Newlon’s work in supporting people in housing need and to helping Outward in making a real difference in people’s lives.’