dedicated Team

igloo Community builders have a dedicated team, passionate about community-led developments:

Chris Brown

 Chris founded  igloo Regeneration  in 2001 with the belief that value is created from sustainable approaches to regeneration.  Through his founding purpose ‘to do well by doing good for people, place and planet’, Chris has led igloo to deliver some of the most recognised impact-driven schemes in the UK.  Chris believes that there are a growing number of communities that share igloo's values who are in need of development support. He set up igloo Community Builders to support community organisations to realise their ambitions and have a positive impact on people's lives. 

Chris founded igloo Regeneration in 2001 with the belief that value is created from sustainable approaches to regeneration.

Through his founding purpose ‘to do well by doing good for people, place and planet’, Chris has led igloo to deliver some of the most recognised impact-driven schemes in the UK.

Chris believes that there are a growing number of communities that share igloo's values who are in need of development support. He set up igloo Community Builders to support community organisations to realise their ambitions and have a positive impact on people's lives. 

KYM SHAEN-CARTER

 Working closely with Chris, Kym co-leads igloo Community Builders (iCB). She believes building trust is key to delivering integrated and successful projects.   Since joining igloo in 2013 she has delivered a number of award winning community-led developments such as  Marklake Court ,  Somerleyton Road ,  Joseph Lancaster  and  Tonic .  She also recently won the British Property Federations Tomorrow’s Leaders Award for Community Engagement for her work with the Leathermarket Community Benefit Society.

Working closely with Chris, Kym co-leads igloo Community Builders (iCB). She believes building trust is key to delivering integrated and successful projects. 

Since joining igloo in 2013 she has delivered a number of award winning community-led developments such as Marklake Court, Somerleyton RoadJoseph Lancaster and Tonic.

She also recently won the British Property Federations Tomorrow’s Leaders Award for Community Engagement for her work with the Leathermarket Community Benefit Society.

Lowri bond

 Lowri has over 18 years’ experience in the cultural and voluntary sectors in the North East.  Lowri is passionate about working with communities and young people to ensure their involvement in regeneration projects in their neighbourhoods. She is working with the Siglion team in Sunderland, creating opportunities for involvement and connecting Siglion’s developments with the cultural  life of the city.

Lowri has over 18 years’ experience in the cultural and voluntary sectors in the North East.

Lowri is passionate about working with communities and young people to ensure their involvement in regeneration projects in their neighbourhoods. She is working with the Siglion team in Sunderland, creating opportunities for involvement and connecting Siglion’s developments with the cultural  life of the city.

 
 

matt severs

 Matthew is a chartered accountant with extensive industry experience, and has been providing financial services to the property sector for over 10 years. Matt has provided business planning advice on the long term financial model to  Leathermarket CBS .  He previously worked for Equity Solutions and Partners Limited, a business involved in private/public sector property joint ventures.

Matthew is a chartered accountant with extensive industry experience, and has been providing financial services to the property sector for over 10 years. Matt has provided business planning advice on the long term financial model to Leathermarket CBS.

He previously worked for Equity Solutions and Partners Limited, a business involved in private/public sector property joint ventures.

 

ashley walters

 Ashley is a Development Manager who specialises in the delivery of both regeneration projects and community led developments. He is also a member of the igloo Community Builders (iCB) team, providing development expertise to communities to create real change. Ashley has worked on  Joseph Lancaster.

Ashley is a Development Manager who specialises in the delivery of both regeneration projects and community led developments. He is also a member of the igloo Community Builders (iCB) team, providing development expertise to communities to create real change. Ashley has worked on Joseph Lancaster.

 
 

wider team

As part of the igloo Group, our projects have access to a large pool of expert development and project managers. Some of the igloo experts currently working on igloo Community-led projects are:

ROBERT KNIGHT

 Robert leads the strategic operational delivery, procurement, design and construction functions for igloo. A respected chartered construction manager, Robert has over 30 years’ senior managerial experience in UK development, construction, civil engineering, housebuilding and mixed use urban regeneration areas.

Robert leads the strategic operational delivery, procurement, design and construction functions for igloo. A respected chartered construction manager, Robert has over 30 years’ senior managerial experience in UK development, construction, civil engineering, housebuilding and mixed use urban regeneration areas.

NEIL HARTLEY

 Neil has worked across a number of igloo joint ventures since 2013 when he helped create the highly successful Trent Basin Residential Regeneration scheme for Blueprint in Nottingham. Currently Neil is working with Siglion on the Shaping Sunderland project (a partnership with Sunderland City Council and local stakeholder) and  Joseph Lancaster  - the community-led Housing Scheme for Leathermarket CBS.

Neil has worked across a number of igloo joint ventures since 2013 when he helped create the highly successful Trent Basin Residential Regeneration scheme for Blueprint in Nottingham. Currently Neil is working with Siglion on the Shaping Sunderland project (a partnership with Sunderland City Council and local stakeholder) and Joseph Lancaster - the community-led Housing Scheme for Leathermarket CBS.

JAMES ADAMS

 James is a Construction Project Manager with almost 20 years’ experience in construction delivery and project management in commercial, heritage and charity sectors.  He has been involved in delivering challenging and iconic projects in London and throughout the UK, including  Somerleyton Road , The Shard, BBC Broadcasting House, Park Crescent and a Let Estate renovation programme for the National Trust.

James is a Construction Project Manager with almost 20 years’ experience in construction delivery and project management in commercial, heritage and charity sectors.

He has been involved in delivering challenging and iconic projects in London and throughout the UK, including Somerleyton Road, The Shard, BBC Broadcasting House, Park Crescent and a Let Estate renovation programme for the National Trust.