New Business Team

The New Business Team increases Clúid’s housing provision by creating new opportunities, through working with external partners across the country. The team gains strong support internally from technical staff, as well as from the in-house Finance and Legal Teams. Their success in securing new business is dependent on the professional approach of the housing management team, in building Clúid’s reputation as market leaders in social housing management.

Fiona Cormican

Joining Clúid in 2007, Fiona is our New Business Director. Fiona has over 18 years’ experience in social housing development. Previously, she was New Business and Regeneration Project Manager for Clúid, and Director of Operations for Tógáil Developments Ltd. Fiona holds a Masters in Project Management, a BA in Education, a PMP certificate and a diploma in Site Management.

Eibhlin O’Connor

Eibhlin is Head of Delivery and has worked with Clúid since 2011. She won the Building and Design Woman of the Year at the Irish Building and Design Awards in 2017. She has over 16 years’ experience in the design and construction industry. Eibhlin is responsible for the design, procurement and contract administration for all construction projects.

Antoinette Hayden

Joining in 2005, Antoinette is a New Business and Development Manager covering Dublin and the North East Region. She holds degrees in Property Valuation & Management from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh and in Construction Technology from Dublin Institute of Technology. Antoinette became a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland in 2014.

James O’Halloran

Joining in 2007, James is a New Business and Development Manager. He has over 15 years’ experience in the acquisition and delivery of social, private and commercial property. He has played a key role in the successful delivery of Clúid’s social housing programme in the South West Region. James holds a BSc in Property Valuation & Estate Management and a National Diploma & Certificate in Construction Studies.

Sarah Owens

Sarah is a New Business Manager. Upon completing a Diploma in Property Valuation and Estate Agency in 2004, Sarah worked in the private sector in property management and lettings, running her own company from 2008–2015. In 2015, she transferred to the social housing sector. Sarah also holds a BSc in Property Studies and is an associate member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland.

Mark Fleming

Mark joined Clúid in 2013 as a Technical Officer and is now a Project Manager. Previously, he ran a property development business in the UK. He has over 15 years’ experience in design, management & construction and has worked in Ireland, Italy and the UK. He holds a BSc. Arch Tech. and a B.Arch.

Alistair Shute

Joining in 2007, Alistair is a New Business and Projects Manager. Previously, he worked as an advocate for people with disabilities and in a variety of project management, commissioning and strategy roles within local authorities in the UK. Alistair holds a BA in Town Planning, a Post Graduate Diploma in Housing Studies, a Diploma in Management Studies and is a certified Project Manager (PMP).

Owen McKiernan

Owen is a New Business Project Manager and Chartered Engineer with Engineers Ireland. He holds a bachelor degree in Civil Engineering from Trinity College Dublin. Owen has over 10 years’ experience which includes design, construction and management leadership positions with technical management experience in multi-disciplinary delivery.

Brian Carey

Brian is New Business and Development Manager. He has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. Brian has extensive experience in both Quantity Surveying and Contract Management. He is a Member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building. He holds a BSc from Trinity College and a Construction Economics Diploma from DIT.

Naomi Wogan

Joining Clúid in July 2012, Naomi is our in-house Architect. In this role she works closely with both our Head of Delivery and Project Managers to deliver residential schemes from inception through to planning determination. Naomi graduated from DIT Bolton Street in 2012 with a Bachelors Degree in Architecture. She is a registered member of the RIAI & a Certified Passive House Designer.

Daniel Forde

Daniel joined Clúid in 2017 as a New Business Development Officer. Upon completing a MSci in Planning & Property Development in 2014, Daniel worked in the private sector for a main contractor, developing both public and private housing developments. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Business & Management.

David Murphy

David joined Clúid in 2017 as New Business Development Officer. He has over 5 years’ experience in social housing development and delivery, previously working with Túath Housing Association. He holds an Honours’ degree in Planning and Property Development from the University of Ulster  and a certificate in Housing from the Irish Council for Social Housing/Chartered Institute of Housing.

Tracy Connaughton

Joining in 2017 as Architectural Assistant, Tracy has 10 years’ experience working as a designer (commercial and residential) projects, researcher, and educator. She has a Dip Arch in Architecture, an MSc Architecture AEES and a Postgrad in NZEB studies. Prior to studying architecture Tracy completed a BA in Design, and worked for 6 years in magazine publishing, and project management.

Shauna Martin

Shauna joined Cluid in 2017 as New Business Administrator. She has over 14 years’ experience working as an Administrator in the Construction, Child and Family Health and Social Care sectors. Shauna is responsible for coordinating CALF submissions, diary management and administration. She holds a Diploma in Human Resource Management from Dublin Business School.