Meet the Planet Residential team


Naomi & Katie Bennett-Hall, Co-Founders of Ultimate Planet. Planet Residential is a subsidiary of Ultimate Planet, which is a registered partnership owned by Naomi and Katie Bennett-Hall.

Naomi and Katie live and breathe our community. We believe strongly in our community and love to see it thrive. We are entrepreneurs who are always thinking about what we can do to support our community. Starting out with Planet London, we have since extended our offering to fill other gaps.

Planet Residential is a newly formed subsidiary division of Ultimate Planet. Planet Residential draws together the skills, expertise and experience of a number of LGBT people ideally placed to partner with Stonewall Housing in the development of housing options for older LGBT persons. Its key team consists of:

Planet Residential Partners

Planet Residential Team Member - Naomi Bennett-HallNaomi Bennett-Hall, Ultimate Planet

With over 10 years’ commercial senior administration experience across the property management and development, insurance, investment and legal sectors, along with over 4 years experience of running and marketing a community organisation within the LGBT community, Naomi has a wealth of both influential corporate and community connections, contacts and information to broker and leverage key stakeholders to develop housing options for older LGBT people.

She has a detailed knowledge and understanding of engaging and marketing directly to UK LGBT community members particularly via community engagement, collaboration and utilising social networking.

Naomi was shortlisted as Entrepreneur of Excellence in the 2014 National Diversity Awards.

Planet Residential Team Member - Katie Bennett-HallKatie Bennett-Hall, Ultimate Planet

Katie has over 13 years' experience within the voluntary and community sector at a national and local level, specialising in project management, capacity building and engagement activity across a range of sub sectors including housing and mental health. She has successfully delivered a number of high value complex projects funded by BIG Lottery, Capacity Builders, Department for Education and NHS England. Katie has worked in LGBT engagement since 1998 and has an established range of networks and contacts within the LGBT sector.  

Planet Residential Team Member - Kat HolmesKat Holmes, KatLife Films

As a senior project manager with over 12 years experience, Kat has extensive experience in the delivery of both small projects with tight timeframes and limited scope/budget, to large multi million pound projects that extend over several years. She has worked with clients across many industries, from financial services through to manufacturing through to the arts and community sector. Her speciality is in managing complex stakeholder environments, project governance/best practice, and continual process improvement.

We also have a number of experienced professional people on hand.

We believe that the key to a successful project involves bringing together relevant connections and skills that have the power to make this vision a reality.