Túath Housing Announces Trio of New Board Members

Túath Housing is pleased to announce three new highly experienced and qualified members to the Board of Directors. Tanya Egan, Patricia Goan and Kerry Anthony will join Túath’s Board, the appointments increase the number of Board Members from 9 to 12.



Tanya Egan

Tanya Egan is a commercial property solicitor with over 15 years’ experience.    Tanya has worked on behalf on lending institutions in identifying and rectifying title issues.  Tanya has a great deal of experience in acquisition of high volume units for social housing purposes, by way of purchase and also by long lease arrangements, facilitated both though privately raised and government sourced funding.  Tanya is from County Tipperary and has worked for most of her career in Dublin.



Patricia Goan

Patricia has over 22 years experience in the housing and property sector, working in key positions with responsibility for new business, development, partnership working and operations. Patricia has worked within the statutory, private and not for profit housing sectors in both Ireland and the UK and provides consultancy services to housing providers and developers. She began her career with a London local authority managing the private sector leasing portfolio and since then has worked on large scale voluntary stock transfers, regeneration, major fund capital investment programmes, private finance, sales and leasehold management. Patricia has held positions of director and CEO with a number of approved housing providers in Ireland.



Kerry Anthony, MBE

Kerry Anthony has worked for Depaul since 2005 as the Director of Services and since 2007 as the Chief Executive. She has been working in the field of homelessness for many years in a variety of settings and roles, in London, Glasgow, Dublin and Belfast. She holds a Masters in Social Work and a Masters in Voluntary Sector Management. Kerry is particularly interested in how to use leadership roles to ensure that there is continued innovation in service provision and to address and break the cycle of social exclusion. At 35, Kerry was made an MBE in the 2010 Queen’s New Year Honours list.

December 15th, 2014