John O'Connor

Chief Executive Officer, Housing Agency

John O’Connor is the Chief Executive Officer of the Housing Agency. The Agency provides the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, local authorities and approved housing bodies with services and support on the delivery of housing and housing services; in addition to a range of other services. These include housing policy development and implementation; along with research services. John was previously the Chief Executive of the Affordable Homes Partnership and prior to that Executive Manager with Dublin City Council’s Housing & Community Department. John is a structural engineer by background and has a wide range of experience in both the public and private sectors. He has extensive experience in the delivery of housing projects, particularly in the areas of social housing, affordable housing and regeneration. He also has extensive knowledge and experience in housing policy development and its implementation.