Michael Carey has been re-appointed for a second term as Chairperson of the Housing Agency up until April 2028, following his appointment to the position five years ago, when he took over from outgoing chairperson Conor Skehan.
Carey has spent most of his career in senior management roles in large multinational food groups, such as MD of Fox’s Biscuits and MD of Kellogg’s UK and Ireland). Upon his appointment to the Housing Agency’s Board in 2018, he was Executive Chairman of ‘The Company of Food’ a specialist food sector investment business and chaired the boards of several of the company’s investments.
He also served two terms as Chairman of An Bord Bia, playing a leadership role in building it into one of the most respected state agencies in the country. He also chaired the Grow Dublin Tourism Alliance and has been member of the Advisory Board at Smurfit Graduate School of Business in UCD.
The Minister for Housing Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien said that given the level of experience, leadership and skills Michael Carey possesses and his commitment to the Housing Agency over the last five years, “as we work through the ambitious ‘Housing for All’ plan I look forward to continuing to work with the Housing Agency to achieve the goals set out in the plan”.