Paul Hackett, CEO, Optivo & Chair G15
Paul is Chief Executive of Optivo. Prior to the launch of Optivo, Paul led AmicusHorizon as CEO since 2012.
Before that he spent four years as Chief Operating Officer and oversaw the transformation of service delivery.
Paul has worked in the housing association sector since 1989. Before joining AmicusHorizon, Paul was Executive Director: Development and New Business with Moat.
He led Moat’s new build and sales programmes and led the merger with Bourne Housing Society. He also oversaw a number of major regeneration projects, including Moat’s first PFI.
Prior to that, Paul spent eight and a half years at L&Q, where he led a number of large and complex regeneration projects and stock transfers. His last role at L&Q was to establish a key worker housing business.
Paul is Chair of g15 – the group of London’s 15 largest housing associations. g15 house 1 in 10 Londoners and build a quarter of all new homes in London each year. Between them, g15 own and manage 550,000 homes, build 10,000 homes each year and have a 93,000 home development pipeline.
Paul is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Chartered Institute of Building and the Chartered Institute of Housing. He is also a Board member of Gallions Housing Association.