Sharon Ballantine

Head of Business Development and Marketing

As a Partnership Executive Sharon is passionate about working collaboratively with our stakeholders, including commissioners, care providers, housing associations and individuals to deliver innovative, bespoke and high-quality properties for our clients.

Before joining Mersten, Sharon worked for national social care charity, Community Integrated Care for 4 years as a Key Account Manager, working with partners in Commissioning, housing and development across health and social care to develop new models of care and support and innovative housing solutions for clients.
Prior to this, Sharon spent 10 years with G4S as a Relationship Manager working with Strategic partners across the Criminal Justice system and the first 17 years of her career was with HSBC focusing on Customer Relationships and service delivery.

Sharon spends quality time with her family on long Sunday walks, usually involving a pub lunch. While she is on the road, Sharon takes the opportunity to enjoy music in the car, usually either Absolute Radio or Radio 2. Sharon is also a recent convert to Spin and HIIT training classes.