Darlene Martin

An accredited Community Led Homes adviser

Counties: Based in Liverpool but can support other areas remotely.

Biography: Darlene has been over 25 years working in housing across Merseyside, London & Essex.  Working for RSL's & Local Authorities establishing & delivering community regeneration strategies.  Darlene has experience of leading on resident engagement in Housing Market Renewal programmes.

Darlene  spent 7 years working with Phoenix Community Housing a Community Gateway Housing Association in Lewisham as Head of Community Regeneration.  This involved leading on the co-production of a  Resident led and Youth Engagement Strategy, with residents & staff across the business.  The establishment of a construction Academy with Barking College & Lewisham's Mayor's Office. Working with resident to lead, influence & shape the housing & community services.

Darlene has extensive board experience and has previously held  the role of Chair with Amadudu Women's Refuge,  previous board member of Steve Biko Housing Association & Liverpool Homelessness football club.   Darlene is currently working with Granby 4 Streets Community Land Trust as a freelance consultant.

Phone: 07939803409

Email: dar_m@blueyonder.co.uk