Head of Communities

Colette comes with a wealth of experience from both the private and public sector.

Colette worked for Barclays for 15 years and then commenced working within community development. Colette has worked on numerous projects developing and empowering community groups to grow and has been an integral part of the growth of Big Help Project since 2015 where she has delivered on the following community benefit activities:

  • Set up Big Help Trading company limited and has overseen its growth from 1 employee to 25, opened up our retail operation (5 shops and growing)
  • Supported the establishment of our Community Repaint programme (Painting Green), which now recycles more paint than any other organisation nationally.

Colette also heads up our acquisitions activities for Big Help Project and Social Value Housing and is central to the success of Social Value Housing.