Ian Gardner

Director - Property Services, Wolverhampton Homes
West MidlandsRegion: West Midlands

Ian has held the position of Assistant Director of Wolverhampton homes since 2020. He has undertaken a range of strategic and operational roles within the housing maintenance sector for over 20 years and was previously the Head of Housing Maintenance at Dudley MBC. He has progressed via technical engineering positions and senior management posts to become a strategic leader in social housing. Ian brings extensive expertise in leading very large and complex repairs and maintenance organisations, strategic asset management and building safety.

Ian also has extensive non-executive Board Member experience in organisations across the Midlands and has also held the position of Chair of Audit & Assurance committee at a large Registered Provider.

Ian possess a wide range of technical and leadership qualifications, has a Masters Degree in Construction Project Management and is a Chartered Member of both the Chartered Institute of Building and Chartered Institute of Housing.



Asset Management, Building Safety, In-house Maintenance Teams, Procurement, Apprenticeships

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