Athena Partner Spotlight

Welcome to Athena's Partner Spotlight. Each month one partner takes centre stage to talk about how their work is helping to transform lives across Greater Manchester, working collaboratively through Athena and looking ahead towards a brighter future.

Andrew Lord, Onward Homes

Parter Spotlight - October 2021

We asked Andrew Lord, Head of Neighbourhood Services at Onward Homes, about how the pathway to his current role took place, his highlights working within communities across Greater Manchester and benefits of partnership work through Athena. 


Rachel Roberts, ForHousing 

Partner Spotlight - September 2021 

Rachel Roberts tells us about the barriers and hurdles young people can face on their journey to employment, and the development opportunities ForHousing are putting in place to help to transform lives.

Stephanie Williams, MSV Housing 

Partner Spotlight - August 2021

Stephanie outlines how MSV are starting their journey to develop a skills and employment offer, supporting wider communities with partnership projects and why she loves her job. 

Jackie Crook, Salix Homes

Partner Spotlight - July 2021

Jackie discusses the positive impact of her role's outcomes to customers and the advantages of partnership working and being part of Manchester Athena.

Kendra Brown, Wythenshawe Community Housing Group

Partner Spotlight - June 2021

Kendra shares her views about the delivery of Motiv8 programme and the collaborative work with other partners in her role.

Amanda Ward, Stockport Homes Group

Partner Spotlight - May 2021

Hear from Amanda as she notes why she enjoys her role of transforming customers' lives through Athena and the amazing work with the Kickstart scheme and Motiv8 programme.