Helen Forsyth is presently Chief Executive of Berwickshire Housing Association. She has been involved in Housing Associations and community regeneration since 1995 when she worked in a large sheltered housing provider in England. She was the Chief Executive of Edinvar Housing Association for seven years before becoming the Director of Regeneration for Place for People for three years.
Previously Helen worked in homelessness, with refugees, with people with mental health problems as well as working in a variety of settings in the voluntary sector, social work and the regional health authorities. She was a member of the Scottish Committee for the Big Lottery for a seven year term and previously a member of the Board of Age Concern Scotland. She has been appointed to the South of Scotland Economic Partnership this year. She is also a member of the Scottish Committee for the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Helen’s passion and commitment is to improve the lives of people who live in affordable housing, and to work to improve the communities in which they live.Back to meet the board