Meet The Team

Catherine Bennett

Chief Executive Officer

Catherine has been with Lets for Life since it began and absolutely loves her work.

A self-confessed grammar hulk, who doesn't always get it right, but is a real softy at heart and really just wants to help. After a varied background with different jobs in the private sector, working with Lets for Life is her dream job and makes her truly motivated to do things right and for the right reasons.

When she gets time, Catherine loves going out on mount walks around Snowdonia and playing with her little girl.

Alex Burke

Apprentice AAT

Alex joined the team back in October 2016 as an Apprentice AAT. In addition to assisting all staff with his administrative skills, Alex is adding another dimension to the team, as he also takes an important role within the finance team by assisting our Finance Manager Catherine. Alex is dedicated, hardworking and an excellent team player who is eager to be involved in developing our mission.

Clare Hannah

Business Development Manager

Over the last 15 years Clare has had the privilege to work within a variety of care settings gaining valuable experience with learning disabilities and the elderly.

She has mentored staff through training and monitoring and ensuring company aspirations are achieved. Clare feels very passionate about providing a high level of customer satisfaction and ensuring that she is person centered in her approach to everything that she does. Clare has developed her career from "hands on care" to management level and now she can truly ensure that as a development manager she can influence the right home and the right support is in place for our tenants. Clare is excited by the opportunity to develop the business further and promote the excellent work Lets for Life do.

Ellie Robinson

Supported Housing Advisor

Ellie joined the Lets for Life team in summer 2016, after varied roles working within a Local Authority. One of these roles involved working in close partnership with the Greater Manchester Police to help tackle Anti-Social Behaviour and to help people with complex needs. It is here she realised that she had a real zest for working with and helping people within the community.

With a background in Broadcast Journalism - Ellie much prefers to be behind the camera rather than in front of it!

Ellie is passionate about working for Lets for Life and helping people in their journey to find the right home. In her spare time, Ellie enjoys spending time with friends and family and her naughty dog Rocky!

Liz Chick

Housing and Tenancy Manager

Liz joined Lets for Life with eight years of experience in lettings and housing management within the social housing sector. She studied psychology at the University of Chester and proceeded to work as an assistant psychologist in the rehabilitation of people with acquired brain injury before moving into the social housing sector.

Having an older brother with learning disabilities she is passionate about ensuring individuals with learning disabilities are provided with equal rights and opportunities. Liz is a true believer of anything is possible with the right person centered support, so was extremely excited to be given the opportunity to get stuck in and involved at Lets for Life.In her free time Liz loves to go rock climbing with her partner and on many a mountain hikes and camping trips across the UK. Liz also loves to travel, grow home fruit and vegetables and cook for friends and family.

Liz is really looking forward to supporting Lets for Life's applicants and tenants to find good quality suitable homes and to strengthen their independence so they can know themselves, be content, create relationships, and develop real social inclusion within the community.

Jayne Knight

Housing Consultant

Jayne is setting up and registering Lets for Life alongside the team of staff recruited for this task. Jayne is a lifelong worker in the supported housing sector. She was the former Chief Executive of Ling Trust; a small charity known for its innovation and creative ways of supporting people with learning disabilities. Jayne is working alongside members of the charity who will help shape the future of this exciting venture in a genuine partnership in practice. Lets for Life will truly deliver great housing solutions locally. Jayne is a leading expert with her wealth of experience, skill, personality and determination to work with others to make this organisation a leader in a focused, truly person centred, and relevant specialist letting agency for people with learning disabilities.

Jamie Carter

Supported Housing Advisor

Jamie joined the Lets for Life team in April 2018 with over 6 years experience working in the social housing sector, bringing a wealth of lettings and property repairs knowledge.

Jamie is passionate about working with Lets for Life because they always put the tenant's best interests first and provide a person-centred approach like no one else.

In his spare time, Jamie loves nothing more than being in the great outdoors exploring new places with his little white dog, that nine times out of ten will come back all different shades of mud. If he's not travelling around the world then his head will be firmly stuck in a travel journal or magazine planning his next trip away.

Guy Kirk-Lynch

Sales & Marketing Executive

Guy joined us in August 2018, having worked for 2 years in pubs and restaurants creating skills that will help him through life, he definitely prefers things this side of the bar though.

Now working as our Sales and Marketing Executive, Guy hopes to bring the knowledge gained from his degree in Management and Marketing to help grow the Lets for Life brand and gain awareness of the housing needs for people with Learning Disabilities.

Guy doesn't just like sitting in all the time, an actively sporty individual, playing football during the week (saving the goals not scoring them) and spending time with family and friends.

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