Jeff Scales is the Head of Services for Locality in the North and Central regions and has worked in both the public and the voluntary/community sectors over the last twenty-five years.

He began his career in the management and development of social housing and early his roles included leading large scale community engagement and consultation exercises in areas of large scale social housing.

Jeff has a strong track record in supporting a wide variety of community organisations and social enterprises in areas including governance and legal structures, business planning, feasibility work, property acquisition and development, public sector procurement, grant funding, investment readiness, community engagement and consultation. He has supported them to develop plans in areas including cafés, neighbourhood hubs and other community buildings, sports facilities, community led housing developments and many others.