Two New Team Members Join Community Ventures

Introducing two new team members to the Community Ventures Group.

Gavin McKie has joined Community Ventures as Development Manager. Prior to this Gavin was a Project Director of an Hochtief PPP Solutions as part of their equity team. He has delivered Partnering Services for a range of sectors since 2010 through his experience of working within the BSF Programme and has extensive experience of all forms of construction related contract structures with an emphasis in complex revenue financed schemes.


Gavin has strong relationships with Project Finance lenders, which has enabled him to close schemes during financially challenging times. Some of his key successes include leading the procurement of over £500m of Social Infrastructure projects and taking in excess £40m of projects through the New Project Approval Process. Gavin was responsible for securing the first community hub and schools project in the UK through the Competitive Dialogue process.


At Community Ventures Gavin will employ creative and innovative commercial solutions for development projects that form part of the strategic service and estates improvement plans for partner organisations.

Lillian Dalton has joined Community Ventures as Property Manager. Lillian is well known in Leeds having gained over 25 years of experience working within the estates, property and facilities management environment of the NHS mainly within Leeds, including the role of Head of Property Management for the former Leeds PCT. 

Lilian will focus on developing third party occupancy agreements as well as providing support in the overall property management services within the company which includes dealing with leases, legal issues and other building related matters with financial consequences.