Gilly Tobin

Gilly is a Director within the Property & Regeneration team. She has over 12 years of housing experience ranging from heading up housing policy and strategy function for a central London borough through to working in a range of roles across regeneration and development.


Project Management of large scale mixed tenure housing developments.

Development and option appraisals, land acquisition, site assembly, resident consultation and estate regeneration/intensification.

Affordable Housing funding, strategy and policy, Stock Options Appraisals and programme management.

Specialises in planning applications, consultations, consents, project appraisals, budget monitoring and management of multi-disciplinary project teams.

About Gilly

Since joining Altair in 2018, Gilly has worked as a Head of New Business securing a 1,700 unit regeneration and over £100m grant funding, and as a Project Director, establishing a corporate JV, securing HIF funding and managing the design development and consultation process.

Recent Altair Assignments

Recent projects that Gilly has been involved in include:

  • Head of New Business and Planning – Swan Housing
  • Project Director (regeneration) – Swan Housing


Regional Land Manager – Peabody

Senior Development Manager – Peabody

Regeneration Manager – Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Senior Policy Officer – Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

MSc in Housing and Regeneration (London School of Economics)


Assessment of Equity Release Pilot schemes (contributor) Joseph Rowntree Foundation

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