Our Board

Michael Morris – Chairperson

Michael is an engineer turned investment banker and portfolio manager. He has many years experience advising Boards and large institutional investors on strategy, finance, valuations, governance, growth, business efficiency.


Josephine Ryan – Director

Josephine is Chief Operations Officer in the Mater Misercordiae Hospital (MMUH)in the Emergency Department/ Specialty Medicine Directorate. She is part of the senior management team responsible for delivering key operational and strategic objectives and ensuring effective management and development of Directorate services.


Kieran Gallagher – Director

Kieran is an experienced architect and has worked in both the private and public sectors and held a number of senior posts in two Dublin Local Authorities. Kieran is retired and currently provides architectural consultancy services to Local Authorities

Jack Lee - Director

Jack is an experienced professional with over 15 years working in finance, risk management and sustainability with corporates and financial services companies. He has experience in portfolio management, real estate, risk management, internal controls and sustainability. He currently works for MUFG as a product development director and previously worked at Deloitte leading the sustainability reporting and assurance team. Jack is a Fellow Chartered Accountant, holds a degree in Business and Finance and is certified in a number of sustainability reporting frameworks.

Michael Hoey – Director

Michael is an experienced finance professional with over 20 years experience in a range of sectors including publishing, retail and financial services. Michael is a senior manager with NAMA and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Rose-Marie Kennedy - Director

Rose is the EU Regulatory Relations Lead for Wells Fargo Bank.  Prior to this, Rose was a Director in Deloitte’s Risk Advisory Department with over 15 years of experience working in financial services. Rose specialises in regulatory advisory in all aspects of financial services regulation advising a wide range of financial institutions, including credit institutions, investment firms, payment institutions and insurance companies. Rose is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce from UCD.

Kevin O’Sullivan – Director

Kevin is a qualified Civil Engineer with over 20 years experience in property and infrastructure development, including delivering projects and programmes across Ireland, Europe and the Middle East.

Keith Blizzard – Director

Keith is a qualified Barrister and currently works as a Director with a legal firm advising on specialist contract negotiations for derivatives and capital markets. He has worked previously as a transaction manager and lawyer in the banking industry bringing both legal and financial experience to the Board. Keith has also lectured for the Law Society of Ireland and is a published author.

Áine Myler  - Director

Áine is CEO of Charities Institute Ireland, the representative body for Ireland’s leading charities. Her work includes advocating on the important issues affecting the charitable sector, providing training and guidance on governance and business standards and helping charities manage their property portfolios efficiently and effectively.  During her career as a Chartered Surveyor and Business Director,  spanning over 30 years of industry and Board experience, Áine advised a wide range of not-forprofit organisations and public sector bodies. In a previous role, she was the Director General of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland, the professional standards body for the property and construction sectors in Ireland.

Ned Brennan - Director

Ned has over 30 years experience in the local government and social housing sectors. He worked for over 10 years as Chief Operations Officer with one of Ireland’s largest housing charities and was the architect of the Family Hub model for the provision of accommodation and support services for homeless families. Ned currently works in a senior management role in human resource management in Cork County Council.

Marie Lynch – Director

Following her career as an Occupational Therapist, Marie has worked for over 30 years in senior management roles in the voluntary sector, with experience in Disability, Hospice and Homeless sectors. She now works as a consultant with a number of not-for-profit organisations.

Cathal Callan - Director

Cathal is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. He has an extensive financial and general management background spanning thirty years and a broad range of experience working in property development and social housing. He was previously Director of Finance and Treasury at Clúid Housing and the owner of Calaccounting Ltd.