John Bibby is ARCH's CEO.
John has worked in local government since 1974 and was until
2014 Director of Housing & Community Services at the City of
Lincoln Council, where he had responsibility for both the Council's
strategic housing and housing landlord functions in managing the
City Council's stock of just under 8,000 council homes.
John is a keen supporter of collaborative working and was also
instrumental with others in setting up ARCH.
John's previous housing experience included spells at two
metropolitan borough councils in the North West - St Helens Borough
Council, where he started his housing career, and Sefton Borough
Council on Merseyside. John has also worked in the former Welsh
district of Alyn & Deeside.
Outcome focused and results driven, Gez is an approachable and
experienced consultant and trainer. He has worked in a variety of
operational and strategic roles, with a proven track record of
delivery over his 25 years involvement in social housing.
He's a people person who has established positive and effective
working relationships with all those he's engaged with. His success
derives from a combination of being a policy 'wonk', love of
process and flexible application of Prince2 learning. An
irresistible combination - translating the 'bigger picture' into
effective operational delivery.
Tenants are at the heart of what Gez does. He has a track record
of transforming service in partnership with tenants, as well as
undertaking various resident involvement activity, such as training
and reviewing resident involvement services. He worked with
residents, TPAS and CIH in the design, development and delivery of
Quality Assured Scrutiny accreditation offer.
Gez is currently working with HouseMark managing the Consultancy
Living in Derbyshire his passions are his family and Aston