The Pioneer Group has announced the latest senior appointment, with Dave Livesey joining the team as Director of Asset Management.
In his new role he will be responsible for the strategic direction and delivery of the group’s asset management and maximising opportunities for all maintenance services.
Bringing fresh ideas into the organisation, Mr Livesey has over 20 years of experience in the housing sector. As a qualified building surveyor who studied at BCU, he has worked in or around housing since leaving school and had gathered a wealth of knowledge while working his way up from and office junior at BCHS, a co-operative housing provider to his previous role as Head of Delivery for a large Midlands based housing provider.
Expanding on his new position, Mr Livesey said:
I am excited to work with the new executive team at The Pioneer Group, we all share a great desire to make services to our customers the absolute best they can be. The asset management team are in a really exciting position as well, working hard to plan our approach for the future and shaping services to ensure that they meet our customer’s needs and expectations.
The resident-led nature of housing in Castle Vale, with the opportunity to engage and deliver services based on what residents want, really attracted me to the role. I’m confident that my experience, coupled with residents that truly care about where they live, will drive excellence in to the services that really matter to our customers.
Starting in March 2019, Mr Livesey is part of a relatively new board with CEO Simon Wilson joining in May 2018, while Finance Director, Martyn Hencher, and Housing & Community Services Director, Kate Foley, started their roles in September 2018.
Simon Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of The Pioneer Group, commented:
We are delighted to welcome Dave to the Asset Management team. With his extensive knowledge of the asset management industry and his passion for community solutions, Dave has exactly the skills and drive we need to continue helping people and our communities to thrive.
One of our key strengths is the range of skills and experience within the group and we know Dave’s expertise will further our ambitious asset and development plans for the future.
The Pioneer Group is currently undergoing strategic review and is working with tenants to create a new corporate plan which will run from 2020 to 2025.