Following the announcement in July of proposals for Catalyst and Peabody to join together, Catalyst is pleased to announce that Sarah Thomas, Catalyst’s existing Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive, will become the Interim Chief Executive for Catalyst.
Sarah’s new role will start on 1 October, when Ian McDermott starts his secondment to the role of Interim Chief Executive for Peabody.
Catalyst and Peabody have also announced the designate Executive team structure for the new organisation if the proposals go ahead in spring 2022.
Designate Executive team structure
Chief Executive Officer – Ian McDermott
Deputy Chief Executive – Ashling Fox
Chief Operating Officer – Sarah Thomas
Chief Financial Officer – Eamonn Hughes
Executive Director Corporate Services – David Lavarack
Executive Director Care, Supported Housing and Inclusion – Stephen Burns
Executive Director Development – Philip Jenkins
Executive Director Property Services and Assets – Peter Evans
Executive Director Integration – Tim Jennings
Executive Director Thamesmead – John Lewis
Executive Director Town and Country Housing – Bob Heapy
20 August 2021