Iain Sim, Chief Executive

Iain started his career as a Trainee Housing Manager at Hamilton District Council in 1974. Following a move to Monklands District Council he became Deputy Director of Housing and then Chief Resources Officer for Housing and Architectural Services at Aberdeen District Council.

During the early 1990s, Iain spent two years at South Bedfordshire District Council as Assistant Director of Housing Services, and joined Langbaurgh Borough Council in 1995 as Chief of Housing and Building Services. Iain quickly moved into the position of Director of Housing, before moving to Redcar and Cleveland, where, in 2001, he led the team preparing for the Large Scale Voluntary Transfer of housing stock to Coast & Country Housing. Iain has been Chief Executive of Coast & Country Housing since 2002.

Iain is Chair of both North East Procurement and the Redcar and Cleveland Housing Partnership and in his spare time, is a passionate tennis fan. As a proud Manchester United Supporter, Iain also considers himself to be a true Red Devil.