The Property Ombudsman

Katrine Sporle

Katrine Sporle
The Property Ombudsman

Katrine Sporle CBE, MSc took up her current post as The Property Ombudsman on 1st November 2015

Previously, Katrine Sporle was Chief Executive of the Planning Inspectorate for England and Wales (2003-2011), which involved being responsible for all aspects of the Government Executive Agency, 1000 members of staff and a £60m budget.

Prior to that, Katrine was Chief Executive of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council for eight years. She provided inspirational leadership to develop the potential of the Borough as a whole, gaining a reputation for economic, cultural and social success.

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Our Staff

The following staff are authorised to reach settlements and decisions on complaints and under the Ombudsman’s Scheme of Delegation.

Deputy Ombudsman: 1

Adjudicator Manager: 1

Adjudicators: 22

Resolution Advisors: 8

Case handling staff are appointed through an open and competitive recruitment process (internal; and external) and are salaried.

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