Frances McConnell

New Business Director, residential construction

Frances is New Business Director for our residential construction business in the Midlands and North, based out of our Coleshill office. From here, Frances leads our affordable housing and care programme in this large region, developing strategic relationships with a wide range of clients including local authorities, housing associations and care home providers.

The scope of her role also includes management of frameworks and how we are making a social impact in the communities where we operate; and you can read about her work with Walsall Housing Trust at Housing Matters - Summer 2015.

Frances has a Board level position at the Coleshill office where her many years of experience in housing helps influence our direction and growth in the region. Her previous experience includes leading business strategy, development and extra care with three housing associations, and she remains a Board member of Trident Housing Association.

Frances also previously worked as commercial services development director at Viridian Housing where she had responsibility for the market sale, funding, land assembly and business growth areas.

Prior to that, she worked in the public sector managing customer services, repairs and maintenance contracts, plus regeneration for local authorities.