Housemark’s Housing Data and Analytics Summit on 9 November will feature a range of in and out of sector data experts speaking on a variety of topics.

This week, we’re excited to introduce Hannah Harvey, former Chief Operating Officer at Saffron Housing and Amanda Leonard, Sector Transformation Expert at Prodo – this year’s Summit headline sponsor.

Hannah will share why accurate customer data to understand needs and preferences is essential for improving customer experience. Amanda will explore how digitalisation need not be seen as a one-dimensional efficiency vehicle, but as a capacity creator, enabling resources to be targeted to those customers who need a more tailored service or support.

Get to know Hannah Harvey

Hannah Harvey is Chief Operating Officer at Saffron, a CIH Board Member, and LGBTQ+ champion. Hannah has transformed the customer experience at Saffron, ensuring that digitalisation and customer data is the driving force behind improvements. Creating a new Service Quality Committee and co-designing a Saffron Community Membership model that connects data, sentiment and channel, she has transformed the approach to communicating with customers, capturing customer data and working with customers to shape strategy and services. Saffron’s customer working group was also recognised as Highly Commended in the Tenant of the Year housing hero awards.

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Get to know Amanda Leonard

Amanda has worked extensively in Executive and Board roles both in the private and not for profit sectors. Working with resident groups to design structures for scrutiny, communication and involvement that are based on understanding customer sentiment and needs. Leading the first post Grenfell resident engagement event to consult on the Social Housing White Paper, working with the Cabinet Office and Housing Minister. She is working with Prodo to dispel the myth that digitalisation is all about efficiency, and has seen first-hand how digital channels and accessible customer communication is helping landlords to understand customer needs, improve support for vulnerable residents and channel resources where they are most needed.

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Book your places today!

Learn from and be inspired by Hannah and Amanda and other speakers, network with peers and explore the value and potential data can bring to your organisation – book your places now.

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