Charles Brooks Joins Sovereign Business Integration As Principal Consultant for Housing and Public Sector

23 November 2011

Brooks will use extensive industry experience to provide Sovereign housing and public sector clients with strategic, business-focussed consultancy

Sovereign Business Integration has appointed Charles Brooks as Principal Consultant for its Housing and Public Sector division to deliver senior consultancy assignments for Sovereign’s housing and public sector clients. Using his deep sector knowledge and experience, Brooks will support Sovereign’s clients by providing strategic and business-focussed consultancy tailored to aiding organisations with their existing market challenges and ensuring they are best-placed to flourish in the current economic environment.

In his new role, Brooks will help clients face organisational challenge head on, consulting on many different elements of each business function, including project management, IT strategy, business transaction, programme management and IT procurement. Having worked alongside many of the sector’s housing associations on previous projects, Brooks is well established in the market and has particular capability in helping organisations gain better investment from their IT, through shared services initiatives for example.

Brooks has worked in local government and the public and private housing sectors for the past 23 years, including the last 15 years in ICT. He has extensive experience in ICT procurement, analysis, project management and strategy and detailed knowledge of directly managing properties within both sectors. For the past 14 years Brooks has been Project Managing ICT projects for Registered Providers, Large Stock Voluntary Transfer, Arms-Length Management and Local Authority organisations.

Commenting on his new role, Brooks says, “I have been involved with social housing for the past 20 years and the last seven years as a Senior Consultant at Tribal Group (now Sector). I am delighted to be joining Sovereign Business Integration as their Principal Consultant and to continue building upon my experience within the sector. Sovereign is recognised as one of the leading independent ICT consultancy practices within social housing having built up a solid reputation and extensive client base over the past 17 years."

Jacqui Stoggall, Director of Consultancy at Sovereign Business Integration, comments, “Charles’ appointment is reflective of Sovereign’s current position in the housing market; having someone join us of this gravitas armed with such a wealth of experience is testament to Sovereign’s position as the leading independent consultancy in the marketplace. The addition of Charles to our team further boosts the credentials of the division as a whole and opens up new opportunities for both Sovereign and our clients. Charles’ reputation, experience and knowledge of this sector is second to none and we are all very excited about working with him and the potential opportunities his appointment will bring to Sovereign.”

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