Earlier this year, David McAuley, joined Julian House as Chief Executive. Unfortunately since then a change in personal circumstances means that he is unable to continue in the role. It is sad to lose someone so quickly after joining but he leaves with best wishes from all of us.
However, the charity is delighted to announce that Helen Bedser has been appointed as his successor, effective from Monday 7th October. Helen has spent over 20 years working in the homelessness, housing and support sectors in support worker, service manager, commissioner and director roles. She has been with Julian House since 2014.
Helen’s previous position at Julian House was as Business Development Director where she has done a fantastic job of developing relationships within the sector. She has been the driving force behind the growth that has been achieved in recent years.
During her successful time here, Helen has demonstrated her commitment to Julian House values and shown her considerable talents in various other parts of the organisation, including directing Julian House Trading. The Board and Senior Management Team and are thrilled to promote her. Without doubt Helen will bring fantastic sector wide experience and strengths to the Chief Executive role.