Karen Houghton-Slater

Karen Houghton Slater is the Support Officer for Yorkshire and Humber, with an additional specialism in property development and community asset transfer.
Karen was instrumental in Hebden Bridge Town Hall; one of the UK’s first asset transfers and its subsequent development as a business and community hub. 
A chartered development surveyor by background, Karen has nearly thirty years of experience working in property development, regeneration and heritage management. Working in all three sectors of private, public and community, convinces her that partnership working and collaboration is the key to success.
Karen runs her consultancy business from Hebden Bridge, offering project management of capital projects and interim management of community businesses.