Innisfree supportive

of singles, couples and the elderly

Board of Management

At Innisfree we understand that good governance is vital to the success of the organisation.  We are directed and led by our Board of Management who are a passionate group of people truly committed to making a difference to the lives of our residents.

Board Member Role Year of appointment to the Board
Kevin Hartnett Chair of Board & Development Ref Group 2016
Kevin has more than 39 years’ experience in housing, design and construction, having worked for several local authorities and housing associations as well as spells in the private sector. This ranged from large scale inner city regeneration projects through to small rural schemes. He spent almost twenty years working at Director level, specialising in high quality design and environmental innovation. He has spoken at many national and international conferences and is a former external examiner for housing degree courses.
John Hogan Board Member & Development Ref Group 2015
John is a Senior Director in the Ratings Legal group at Kroll Bond Rating Agency. Before joining Kroll, he worked for Moody’s as a covered bond analyst and before that, as an in-house capital markets lawyer. John is from Ireland but moved to the UK in 2001 and has spent most of his career living and working in London.
Liz Cain Board Member & Chair of Audit Committee 2015
Liz joined the Innisfree Board in 2015 and currently works in the Debt Origination team at Pension Insurance Corporation, where she focuses on investments in the social housing and wider infrastructure space. Prior to joining PIC, Liz was a Director at TradeRisks, where she headed the Risk Advisory team, providing treasury and corporate finance advice to housing associations, as well as helping them to raise debt in the banking and capital markets. Liz is a Chartered Accountant, and also Chairs the Audit Committee at Innisfree.
Mairéad Carroll Board Member & Development Ref Group 2015
Mairéad Anne Carroll is Associate Director, Residential Standards at RICS

Mairéad has worked in the housing sector for the past 17 years. Previous posts include Housing Programme Director at London First and  External Affairs Manager at the National Housing Federation, Mairéad was also Head of Policy and External Affairs at East Thames where she led the g15’s Real London Lives project. Mairéad began her career working with adults with learning disabilities.

Ciara Chivers Audit Committee Member & Board Member 2018
Ciara works at the Cabinet Office, supporting transformation programmes across the public sector to make government work better and maximise the resources available to deliver high-quality services to the public.

She started her career in corporate finance at Deutsche Bank, originating and executing takeover and financing transactions for corporate and private equity clients across a range of countries and sectors.

Nick Yandle Audit Committee Member & Board Member 2019
Nick works at the Infrastructure and Projects Authority in the Cabinet Office as a Senior Policy Advisor.  He previously worked at the National Housing Federation as both Policy Officer and Policy Leader and has worked in the social housing sector since 2012 as Legal Services Manager and Political Analyst.  His skills include Strategy and Leadership and Risk Management.
Brian Brady Board Member & Development Reference Group 2019

Brian is Managing Director at Eco World International Ltd. He has extensive residential development experience for leading national housebuilders and developers including Taylor Woodrow and Willmott Dixon. Brian moved from Ireland in 1986 part of the economic migration in the mid 80s.

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