New Managing Director for Forward Housing

We are delighted to welcome Ben Harrison as the new Managing Director for Forward Housing, a charity within the Thera Group which provides bespoke housing solutions for people with a learning disability.

Photograph of Ben HarrisonBen has worked in the social housing and charitable sectors for 30 years and most recently worked for another social care charity, establishing their housing function and enabling over 300 people with a learning disability to find a home of their choice.

Ben will be building on the work done by Forward Housing and its partners, enabling more people to access different housing options to ensure they have choice and control about where they live.

Ben said: “I am really excited to join Forward Housing and Thera Trust – I’m a big supporter of Thera Trust’s ethos and approach, including its commitment to demonstrating that the people we support can be leaders in society by ensuring that 40% of Thera’s paid directors have a lived experience of learning disability.”

Find out more about Forward Housing