Elly, chief operating officer at Peabody, received over 33 per cent of the votes cast and was elected ahead of fellow candidates Alysha Burrell, Eileen Patterson and Hony Premlal.
Elly will officially become the vice president following the CIH’s annual general meeting in October 2023.
She said: “I am truly honoured and humbled to have been selected as the next vice president of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
“All the candidates were deserving this year and we should be proud that we have such good talent within the CIH. With a passion for professionalism, equity and a dedication to nurturing young talent I am really excited to get stuck in supporting Jill in her excellent campaign promoting membership. Thank you for your trust and encouragement.”
Geraldine Howley, chair of CIH’s governing board said: “As a dedicated and truly passionate housing professional, I am looking forward to welcoming Elly to our presidential team in October.
“We had four incredible candidates for this year’s election – Alysha, Eileen and Hony should be extremely proud of their campaign and their phenomenal commitment to the housing sector. I’d like to say a personal thank you to all three of you for supporting CIH and our members.”