Weaver Vale’s Chief Executive Steve Jennings has been named Inspirational Leader of the Year at the Housing Heroes awards.
Judges said Steve demonstrated everything that was right about housing and that his “authentic and compassionate” style had set the “benchmark for leadership in the sector”.
Speaking about the award, Steve said: “It is the everyday stories of what we achieve here at the Trust that inspires me and makes me so proud to lead such a fantastic organisation with such great people.
“This is the highlight of my career and I am both chuffed and overwhelmed.”
The annual Housing Heroes Awards are presented by Inside Housing Magazine, a hugely influential weekly magazine read by those who have an interest in the sector.