It has been announced that Pat Ritchie, chief executive of the Homes and Communities Agency, has resigned her post. She has resigned her post to take up the role as head of Newcastle City Council.
Having been in the job for two years she is planning to leave at the end of January.
The Homes and Communities Agency has also revealed it is to appoint a new CEO "as soon as possible".
Benfield ATT Group is headed by Professor Benfield who spent time at Newcastle University and everyone here wishes her well and the best of luck in her new role.