Maxine Espley

Maxine Espley MBE

Chief Operating Officer

Maxine brings a wealth of knowledge to GreenSquareAccord gained through more than 30 years of senior operational experience in the housing, health and care sectors.

As Chief Operating Officer, Maxine oversees the delivery of the services within our Operations Directorate including repairs and maintenance, customer service, homes and communities, asset management and all care and support services.

Maxine is also responsible for ensuring compliance with the consumer standards set by the Regulator of Social Housing.

Maxine spent 10 years of her early career in housing before returning to the sector again in 2015 to take up the role of Executive Director of Care and Support at GreenSquareAccord. She also spent 12 years as an Executive Director in the NHS.

During her time at the NHS, Maxine worked in large complex organisations delivering acute, community and mental health services, where she led operational delivery, strategy, growth, service transformation and contracting.

As a Board member of the National Care Forum and a member of the National Housing Federation Health and Housing Group, Maxine is a well-established voice within the housing and care and support service sectors.

In 2022, Maxine was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for services to health and social care.