Becky Elton Associate Consultant Neil Morland



Becky has worked in the housing and homelessness sector since 2007, holding roles in service delivery and infrastructure organisations. She is an expert in homelessness and multiple complex needs, as well as voluntary sector leadership, governance and management.

Becky worked for Changing Lives, a large charity delivering a range of services for people experiencing homelessness, addictions, involvement in the criminal justice system, exploitation and abuse, between 2013 and 2023, most recently as Deputy CEO, overseeing operational services, Business Development, Asset management, TCUK Homes (the registered provider sub-company), External Affairs and HR. Prior to this role she was Executive Director of Operations, Director of Homelessness and Addictions and in Business Development. Becky shifted the organisation’s support approach to focus on strengths, oversaw significant capital developments to improve accommodation and pathways for people experiencing homelessness and was part of the team that grew the organisation’s turnover from £18m to £33m over 5 years.  In this time Becky was also a member of Homeless Link’s National Advisory Council, the steering group for the APPG on Ending Homelessness and DLUCH’s Changing Futures National Expert Group.

From 2011 – 2013 Becky was Homeless Link’s NE Regional Manager, bringing together partnerships of local authorities and the voluntary sector to deliver better outcomes for people experiencing homelessness, providing advice, training and managing a small grants scheme.

Becky has also worked for Durham County Council, Centrepoint, Future builders and the YWCA England & Wales.

Becky has a MSc in Systems Thinking in Practice and a keen interest in ‘doing better things’ as well as ‘doing things better’.

She is also an experienced board member, currently chairing Stomping Grounds NE, a rapidly growing Forest School CIC and on the board of Mitre Housing Association.  
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