Currie takes up new role at Blackwood

Angela CurrieHousing and care provider Blackwood has appointed Angela Currie as housing and care director at its Edinburgh headquarters.

Ms Currie, who has more than 20 years of experience in social housing across Scotland, will manage the charity’s 1,500-plus property portfolio as well as driving forward its plans to introduce greater innovation in housing and care.

In particular, she will take a lead in helping Blackwood to develop its housing and care business and ensure that both the housing and care services are efficient while continuing to deliver exceptionally high standards.

Angela said she is eager to play a vital role in helping Blackwood to achieve its revised business objectives – and its continued push to be industry innovators.

She said: “It’s definitely an exciting time to be a part of Blackwood, as it gears up to revolutionise the housing and care sector with its impressive reputation of service quality and new technological innovations.”

She has worked in various roles across the social housing sector and she joins Blackwood after spending 12 years leading the Scottish Housing Best Value Network.

Fanchea Kelly, chief executive at Blackwood, said: “Angela will be an important part of the Blackwood team and will contribute significantly as we continue to grow the organisation and build our reputation of delivering high quality services and supporting our customers to live full and independent lives.”

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