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Michael O’Doherty

Project Director - Local Partnerships

Michael joined Local Partnerships as Project Director for Housing in January 2020 following four years driving public sector collaboration projects as Regional Programme Manager for the Government’s One Public Estate Programme.

Michael has held a number of senior roles in housing and local government over the last 25 years and has also provided private sector consultancy services. He has extensive project and programme management experience and is a Prince 2 qualified practitioner. He has managed several major change and service re-design initiatives and is a qualified business analyst.

Michael’s career has included: Head of Service roles within two North West Metropolitan Councils, Assistant Director within a large North West City Council, Assistant Director role within a Combined Authority, a Housing Development Manager role within a South West rural District Council, and risk, governance and Board level experience, currently as a non-executive Director for a North West Registered Social Landlord sitting on the Risk and Audit Committee.

Michael has a first-class honours degree in Social Policy, a Masters degree in Quantity Surveying and postgraduate diplomas in Housing and Management studies. He has been a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing for over 20 years.

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