Management Team

  • Barry O'Leary

    Mr. Barry O'Leary (Chief Executive Officer)

    An accountant by profession, Barry began his working career doing liquidations and receiverships, worked for a short time in the Comptroller and Auditor General’s Office, and has worked for Housing Finance Agency plc. since 1988. He was selected as Chief Executive Officer in September 2012.

  • Seán Cremen

    Mr. Seán Cremen (Head of Treasury)

    Sean has over thirty years' experience working in Treasury and Capital Markets primarily with Allied Irish Banks and Keppel TatLee Bank in Singapore. Sean previously served as Executive Director on the Board of AIB Mortgage Bank and joined the HFA as Head of Treasury in 2014.

  • Tom Conroy

    Mr. Tom Conroy (Head of Finance & Company Secretary)

    An accountant by profession, Tom has worked for the HFA since 1999 in a number of key financial roles, before being appointed in his present capacity in 2008. As such, he has extensive experience in all elements of the HFA’s business. Tom previously worked as an accountant with the Jurys Hotel Group plc.

  • Damian Flynn

    Mr. Damian Flynn (Financial Accountant)

    Damian joined the HFA in 2000 and currently holds the role of Financial Accountant, managing the HFA Corporate Services team. He holds an MA-Financial Management and a Higher Diploma - Public Management. Damian previously worked in the private sector for Irish Cement Ltd, (part of the CRH Group), where he qualified as an accountant.

  • Maria O'Reilly

    Ms. Maria O’Reilly (Lending Team Lead)

    Maria currently manages the HFA Lending Services team. She graduated from the Waterford Institute of Technology in 2006 with a Bachelor of Business Studies (Hons). Maria has worked with the HFA since graduating, holding the roles of Accounts Assistant and Lending Executive AHBs, and in that time has accrued experience lending into the AHB sector.