Plus Dane Group announces appointment of new Chief Executive

09.07.2014

Plus Dane Group is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive. Barbara Spicer, currently Chief Executive of the Skills Funding Agency will take up the post in September.

Plus Dane Group is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive.

Barbara Spicer, currently Chief Executive of the Skills Funding Agency will take up the post in September.

Prior to joining the Skills Funding Agency, Barbara was Chief Executive of Salford City Council for eight years.

Linda Minnis, Chair of Plus Dane Group said: “The Plus Dane Board is delighted to have appointed Barbara at an exciting time for the Organisation. We feel her vision, values, experience and leadership qualities will be invaluable in delivering our future goals and aspirations.”

Barbara Spicer added: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the team at Plus Dane and to have been given the opportunity to lead the Organisation as it further develops its already excellent work in neighbourhoods across Cheshire and Merseyside. I was excited by the fact that the Chair and Board are clear about their vision for the future; a vision I wholeheartedly buy into.

"Housing has been the one constant for me throughout what has been a varied career of public service, and this very much feels like coming back to my roots."