Olivia McCann joins Respond as director of legal services and compliance
Olivia McCann has been appointed as director of legal services and compliance at Respond, one of Ireland’s largest housing associations.
Ms McCann brings considerable experience of the commercial property sector to the association, where she will manage an in-house legal team of solicitors and legal service provision by external partners, as well as acting as company secretary.
A solicitor of 30 years’ experience, she joins Respond from McCann Morrissey Clarke, where she specialised in commercial property law. She is also the current president of Waterford Law Society.
Ms McCann is one of two senior appointments at Respond, with Parag Joglekar promoted to director of investment and development.
Declan Dunne, CEO of Respond, said: “I am delighted to welcome Olivia to our senior executive management team and mark Parag’s promotion to director of investment and development.
“Both Olivia and Parag have proven strategic, organisational and people leadership expertise and exceptional sectoral experience.
“Respond is committed to delivering the much-needed 1,453 high-quality, social and affordable homes that we have in construction across the country right now.
“Olivia’s and Parag’s combined experience and expertise will undoubtedly strengthen our capacity to achieve our goals.”