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Neil Stubbings
Neil Stubbings
Director of regeneration
Influences ● January 21, 2020

I have two key influences. One nobody will know, other than his family; and one a lot of people know, because he's famous.

The first one is a director of housing I used to work with in Hillingdon: Tom Moloney.  My initial impression of him was that he was an absolute Rottweiler and that everyone was frightened of him. But he was focused on delivering, on outcomes. However, I soon realised his way of working was to say: “Get on and do it. If you mess up, I've got your back as long as you tell me. As long as I know what’s happening, you go off and deliver.” Equally though he didn’t want “bullshit”. If you knew what was good ...

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