News

28Jul2021
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We've appointed a new IT & Transformation Director

We have appointed James Mullenger as our new IT & Transformation Director.

Reporting into our Executive Director for Corporate Services, Louise Bassett, the new appointment will see James lead the Transformation & Technology department and join our Senior Leadership Team. James will drive Gentoo’s ongoing digital and technology transformation, and assist Louise to deliver Gentoo’s Corporate Strategy through the means of effective and efficient technology and digital solutions.

James joins Gentoo from Capita Consulting, where he was an Associate Partner and Head of Solutions. He is experienced in delivering a wide range of innovative user centred digital strategies and IT transformations across both the public and private sector.  James brings to Gentoo more than 22 years’ experience working in regulated industries including Central Government, Local Government, MOD, health, banking and utilities.

Speaking of his appointment, James Mullenger said:

“I’m delighted to have been appointed to this role. I’m passionate about leading innovative digital change with a user centred approach which can transform the way Gentoo delivers services to tenants and I look forward to bringing these practices to the Group. Gentoo’s social purpose really attracted me to the role and I can’t wait to get started so that I can begin to contribute to the brilliant work the Group is already delivering in Sunderland.”

Louise Bassett, Executive Director for Corporate Services at Gentoo Group said:

“We are delighted to have been able to attract James to  this leadership position at Gentoo. The vast experience  James brings will ensure technology plays a critical role in our digital strategy to deliver customer focussed services to our tenants that represent both quality and value for money. ”