John Bigby

Managing Director

Director John Bigby is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing and Member of the Chartered Institute of Management.

John has worked in property, development and management roles at senior executive and board level for a number of leading housing providers. He has also chaired the Essex Chief Housing Officers Group, Brentwood Housing Trust and has been the Treasurer of The Field Lane Foundation.

John Bigby Housing Consultants started in 2003. 


As a small consultancy we can provide a personal tailor made service that can make a big difference to your work, through our insight, creativity and understanding of what you need.

John Bigby offers frank, calm and level-headed advice and support – even in the trickiest of situations.

Housing can be a complex, risky and demanding business. John Bigby has the expertise and personality to help you survive and succeed.

My Reputation

is based on getting results and adding real value for clients.

My Style

is relaxed, direct and supportive.

My Values

are open, reliable and inclusive.

Since 2004 John Bigby Housing Consultants has provided services to Housing and Care organisations in the public, private and voluntary sectors.

Services Provided

  • Strategic and Business planning
  • Property Development
  • Asset Management
  • Housing Management
  • Interim Management
  • Change management and reorganisations
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Training for Staff and Board members



  • Business and Strategic Planning
  • Property Development
  • Asset Management
  • Housing Management
  • Structural reviews and improvement planning
  • Training and support for Senior Managers and Board Members