Denis Buckley- Chief Executive
Denis has twenty years’ experience at CEO level in the corporate sector both nationally and internationally. He is a Chartered Management Accountant with a Masters in Strategic Management Practice and a practising Executive Coach. As well as coaching, training and interim roles, Denis specialises in business consulting. This can involve projects such as Strategic, Financial, Marketing, HR and Operations Planning. Denis led and developed a comprehensive training plan for the implementation of the Governance Code in a number of NGO’s. Denis has also been a member, at board level, of a number of Approved Housing Bodies and Charities in the Disability and Housing for the Elderly sectors. Denis was recently appointed Interim CEO of Fold Ireland and is focused on keeping their vision and mission as the focal point when meeting the organisations strategic goals.
Tina Donaghy - Director of Development
Tina has been working as the Housing and Development Manager for Fold Ireland since August 2008. Tina is responsible for the day to day management of Fold Ireland, its housing services, supporting the Board together with the Development and Operations Sub Committee’s and the delivery of the Associations development programme. Included in this Tina explores all development opportunities, the procurement of land and build contracts, leasing opportunities and off the shelf purchases through the development process to taking the new properties into management and letting.
Tina has over 20 years’ experience gained working for leading housing associations in the UK. She was responsible for the procurement and management of various development projects and programmes from inception through to completion. This included refurbishment and new build projects, brown and green field sites, urban and rural settings. Project values varied from £500,000 through to £10,000,000, with programmes up to £100,000,000.
Martina Conroy - Director of Housing and Care Services
Martina Conroy holds a Masters Degree in dementia studies from Sterling University.
Martina has 20 years’ experience working with and caring for the elderly. Martina has been working with Fold Ireland Housing Association since 2006. Martina was initially employed as a Senior Care Worker, and in 2007 became Housing with Care Manager at Anam Cara. In 2012 Martina was appointed as Fold Irelands’ Care Service Manager for both Anam Cara and Cherryfields Housing with Care Schemes which cares for 112 Residents. She has since been promoted to Head of Care Services. Martina also sits on the Local Placement Panel with the HSE, Geriatrician and Social Workers for Dublin area.
Rosaleen Behan - Manager of Cherryfields Housing With Care
Rosaleen holds a Bachelor of Arts (honours) in Applied Social Studies in Social Care. She was employed by Fold in 2009 as a senior care worker and was appointed to Housing with Care Manager in Cherryfield in 2012. Rosaleen has worked in the care environment for the past 12 years, primarily with frail elderly in residential settings including dementia care. She also is experienced working with children and people with disabilities in residential settings.
Sarah Mulvihill - Manager of Anam Cara Housing With Care
Sarah Mulvihill holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Applied Social Care. Sarah joined Fold Ireland in 2017 as Housing with Care Manager at Anam Cara. Sarah has worked in the care environment for the past 9 years, primarily with adults with intellectual disability in day service and residential settings. For a number of years Sarah also worked in a residential setting with frail elderly, individuals with acquired brain injuries and persons requiring dementia care.
Urs Lanz - Director of Finance and Corporate Services
Urs joined Fold Ireland as Head of Finance in 2017. Prior to that, Urs held senior finance positions as Chief Financial Officer for various multinational and national companies both in Ireland and abroad in a range of sectors including construction, charities, manufacturing, hotels and food processing. He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Cork and qualified with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He also holds an MBA from Heriot Watt University, Scotland.