Colin White
Colin White
Senior Housing Renewal Officer
Newcastle City Council

Colin White has over 20 years experience working for Local Authorities focusing on improving housing conditions and the local environment across all housing tenures. Over his career he has worked with Environmental Health Teams delivering home improvement grants and investigating housing complaints at Chester-le-Street District Council in Durham. He then joined the Energy Services Team at Newcastle City Council working on setting up energy efficiency schemes for residential properties, which included Newcastle Warm Zone which delivered over 30,000 measures over its life time. Over the last 10 years he has worked for the Strategic Housing team working on wider regeneration projects, developing housing policy, funding bids and managing scheme delivery. This has included reviewing the evidence and preparing the application to license over 17,000 private rented properties. Over the last 2 years he has been the residential lead for Climate Change and has secured funding through the full range of Governments funding streams and coordinated delivery.