Delroy Beverley is Executive Director at Nottingham City Homes (NCH), who manage 27,500 homes across Nottingham.
Delroy has over three decades’ executive business experience, spanning housing, local Government and the private sector. In 2014, he was appointed the first ever BME Chairman of a European International Business School, and in 2015 was awarded Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors the first social housing Director to receive this accolade.
Often described as a trailblazer, in 2018, Inside Housing recognised him as one of the most influential BME Leaders in the Housing sector. He is the first BME Non-Executive Board member for the UK Government’s Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (Ofqual) Board. In addition, he also serves on the Advisory Board of the British Library.
A member of Speakers4 Schools, Delroy speaks at schools, colleges and Universities across the country. He also mentors and coaches middle and senior managers along with MBA students, something he began in his previous role as Chairman of Bradford University’s School of Management and Law. He’s currentlyChairman of the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside Region’s Chartered Management Institute Board.
Delroy is driven by opportunities to support initiatives designed to improve leadership and general management across the ever-changing world of business. Stepping out of the workplace into a learning environment provides a rare opportunity for reflection and contribution. Delroy values the opportunity that reading provides to help steer the next generation of business leaders. As such, the opportunity to be part of CMI's Management Book of Year Awards esteemed judging panel was one which he finds hard to resist.