New Director of Specialist Housing appointed

We are pleased to announce the appointment of experienced housing professional, Jude Cross, as our new Director of Specialist Housing.   
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Jude Cross, Director of Specialist Housing
Jude joins us as we continue to implement our new Corporate Strategy and succeeds Jo Evans, who was appointed Director of Repairs and Maintenance in January 2024.    

In the role, Jude will develop and deliver the strategic management of around 15,000 homes, including keyworker, student accommodation, retirement living, temporary accommodation and supported services for those in vulnerable circumstances.   

Jude has more than 24 years’ experience working in the field of housing, care and support. She joins us from Metropolitan Thames Valley (MTVH), where she held the position of Head of Care and Support, leading and developing care and support provision across the East Midlands, East Anglia and Yorkshire.  

Other previous roles include Head of Homelessness and Transitional Services at Peabody, Rough Sleeping Strategic Lead at Cornwall Housing Ltd and Director of Operations for London and the South East at P3.   

Jude said: “I'm delighted to take on this role at what is an exciting time for A2Dominion as they take forward actions to deliver on their new strategy and plan. I look forward to engaging with customers, colleagues and key local partners to listen, learn and act; supporting continuous quality improvement and better outcomes for all.” 

Kate Gascoigne, Chief Customer Officer at A2Dominion, said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Jude as our new Director of Specialist Housing. She brings a wealth of experience of the housing sector and the leadership skills required to thrive in this position.  

"Jude joins us as the business continues to undergo change and will help us to shape our direction going forward to ensure we’re providing high-quality homes and services to our customers.”