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Orbit's Elly shortlisted for 'Best Woman Consultant' in industry awards

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Elly Hoult, Orbit Group’s head of business development, has been shortlisted for Best Woman Consultant in the 2016 Women in Housing Awards.

Elly has worked for the 39,000-home Orbit Group for four years, improving services and making efficiencies wherever possible – a key role within the UK’s second largest developing housing association.

The awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of female professionals in UK housing, aiming to promote the innovative contribution of women within the sector, encouraging more women to pursue a career in housing.

Elly, who works at Orbit’s Coventry office, said: “I was really surprised and very grateful to find out that I had been shortlisted for this award. I love my job. It allows me to give free reign to my passion for improvement and efficiency and helping others. What I love most about working in housing is being able to improve the lives of customers’ and staff – it’s so rewarding.”

The winner will be announced at the Women in Housing Awards ceremony, held in Manchester on Thursday 3 November.

For more information on the awards, follow #wih16 on Twitter.