Social housing director wins top award

Incommunities’ director, Delroy Beverley, has won a prestigious Institute of Directors award.

Delroy was presented with the Director of the Year prize in the category of, not for profit, at the Institute’s Yorkshire and the Humber Awards held in Sheffield (11 June).

The judges praised his inspirational leadership, professional management approach, ‘can do’ attitude and commitment to encouraging every employee to fulfil their potential.

Delroy works for Incommunities Group as the company’s Director of Property solutions. He is responsible for delivering their multi-million pound regeneration and construction programme.

He also oversees the housing group’s award winning apprenticeship programme and their proactive work to attract more women and people from ethnic minority backgrounds into the construction sector.

Incommunities manages over 22,000 social housing properties in West and South Yorkshire.

In addition to his housing work, Delroy is Chairman of the Bradford University’s School of Management International Advisory Board. He also sits on a number of national leadership, construction, apprenticeship boards and groups including the CITB and the UK Government’s Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network.

Delroy Beverley, from Huddersfield, said: “I am absolutely delighted to win this highly coveted professional award and be part of this celebration of the region’s very best business leaders.

“I am extremely proud to work for one of the region’s major employers in Incommunities and one which shares my own values of hard work, strong leadership and commitment to putting the customer first.”

Geraldine Howley, Incommunities’ Group Chief Executive, said: “This is truly deserved recognition for the outstanding contribution Delroy makes to our business.

“As well as running a key element of our asset management operation, Delroy continues to make great strides in developing our construction apprenticeship programme, championing recruitment across communities and building rewarding careers.”

Photo shows Delroy Beverley (right) receiving the Not for Profit/CSR Director of the Year award from Joe Yates, Finance Director of Vista Ltd.

Written on 24th June 2015Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News, News