Jim Saunders joined Regenter in October 2006 and was appointed its Managing Director in 2008.
Jim has a Masters degree in Housing from the London School of Economics and began his housing career working for local authority housing departments in London. Jim joined Pinnacle in 1996 and became a Director in 2001. During his early Pinnacle years, he specialized in contract management under the governments' Compulsory Competitive Tendering and Best Value regimes.
He then moved to Edinburgh to lead the implementation of a high profile Neighbourhood Management Initiative which transformed a failing community. In 2004 he returned to London and took charge of the firm's Community Solution team with responsibility for the PFI business and corporate bidding, as well as a niche consultancy business concentrating on housing regeneration solutions.
Jim has extensive experience of delivering and managing community change within both the public and private sectors