Coast to Capital Welcomes New Board Member Focused on Regeneration and Housing


Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership is delighted to announce the appointment of David Joy as a Co-opted Board Director and Regeneration and Housing Sponsor.

This is a new role to support the delivery of the Business Plan and advise on the development and progression of Coast to Capital’s Housing Mandate.

David Joy, Chief Executive at London & Continental Railways Ltd, has an extensive senior professional background in both regeneration and housing and brings significant public and private sector experience to the Coast to Capital Board.

He has been involved in a number of internationally renowned regeneration projects such as the 8 million square foot King’s Cross development and the 13.5 million square foot Stratford City scheme.

He is currently working with local authorities around the country to deliver homes, jobs and investment at and around stations.

David will be supported in his role by the newly appointed Coast to Capital Head of Regeneration, Housing and Business Space, Ed Skeates.

Ed was formerly Development Director at Grosvenor and is currently Interim Development Director at Be First for the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Jonathan Sharrock, Chief Executive at Coast to Capital said:
“Regeneration and Housing is of huge strategic importance to us and we are thrilled to welcome David Joy to the Board. This appointment will support us in our work to accelerate regeneration and unlock the supply of housing across the Coast to Capital are to ensure that the region continues to grow.”

David Joy, Coast to Capital Board member said:
“I am delighted to be appointed to the Coast to Capital Board and look forward to working with the Board and the executive team to help lead the region forward. Given the focus on Housing and the delivery of local plans in the recent Budget my role as Regeneration and Housing Sponsor will support Coast to Capital, working with partners, to maximise the opportunities this will bring to the region.”

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