Martin Blakey

Unipol Chief Executive

I have worked in the student accommodation area for over 30 years and have extensive experience of all kinds of student housing, from off-street to purpose-built properties. As Chief Executive of Unipol I have helped develop a portfolio housing around 3,000 students (including over 210 student families) located in Leeds, 600 students in Nottingham and 59 students in Bradford, providing services to around 15 HEIs, accrediting just over 370,000 bed spaces and operating the main training programme for those involved in student accommodation. 

Victoria Tolmie-Loverseed

Assistant Chief Executive - Standards

My role involves improving the standard and management of student housing across the UK through two areas of our work: Unipol Training and accreditation under the Unipol Codes. I am involved in some leasing and acquisitions, and am a surveyor by training.

Simon Kemp

National Codes Administrator

I administer the two National Codes that set benchmark standards for the management of student halls of residence. This entails co-ordinating a large team of experts & consultantswho help in the operation of the Code, overseeing the membership, assessment and complaince procedures, and servicing the committee that oversee the day-to-day operations of the Codes.

Email: [email protected] 

Jess Carrier

National Codes Coordinator

My main role is in administering and promoting the National Codes. This includes keeping the National Code website up to date, servicing the Audit Panel, assisting with events and maintaining links with external parterns such as UUK. I also undertake various project work for the National Code.

Email: [email protected] 

Victoria Peckitt

Code Complaints Investigator

I help students who are experiencing problems with their tenancy. I can assist with the formal complaints procedure and carry out inspections to make sure landlords comply fully with the terms of the Code. I can also provide advice to Code members on how to address and handle complaints.

Email: [email protected]