Join us for this webinar as we explore how climate and sustainability relate to (and impact upon) issues of equality, diversity and inclusion in the housing sector. Topics will include the relationship between retrofit and health inequalities, and the importance of tenant engagement in achieving Net Zero- through initiatives such as Northern Housing Consortium's Heartwarming Homes .
The speakers for our event are:
Alozie Ohuonu- Building Safety Manager at Clarion Housing Group
Dr Annika Hjelmskog- Research Associate at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow
Claire Henderson- Head of Communications at Northern Housing Consortium
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Head of Communications at Northern Housing Consortium
Claire came on board at the Northern Housing Consortium in 2017 as Communications Manager and is now Head of Communications. Previously, she worked in communications for the fuel poverty charity, National Energy Action. Claire has strategic oversight of NHC and CP marketing and communications. She is responsible for coordinating internal and external communications that maximise impact and effectiveness amongst members and other stakeholders.
Research Associate, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit at University of Glasgow
Dr Annika Hjelmskog is a Research Associate at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, based at the University of Glasgow. Her work is focussed on the health and wellbeing of both people and the planet, and is currently working on a collaborative City Portrait for Glasgow that applies Doughnut Economics at the city level. This transdisciplinary project is being undertaken with partners in multiple sectors, and will capture a multi-dimensional, pluralistic understanding of what ‘thriving’ means in the context of Glasgow.
Annika completed her PhD in Planning and Environmental Management at the University of Manchester in 2021, writing the thesis: ‘Assessing the role of housing association activity in tackling health inequalities in Greater Manchester’. While at the University of Manchester she worked as a Teaching Assistant on several planning modules, and as a researcher at the Inclusive Growth Analysis Unit.
Outside academia, Annika has held public health roles in population health and health inequalities, at both regional and national organisations.
Alozie is Vice Chair of UNIFY Network and Former Co-Chair of Clarion’s Ethnic Minority Network. Worked in Property Services and Building Safety for over 7 years. Extremely passionate about seeing all organisations commit to long term sustainable actions on equity.