The Barnet Group is pleased to announce that Eamon McGoldrick has been appointed as our new chair.

Eamon has over 40 years’ experience in housing management, having started at the Greater London Council as a management trainee in 1977. He has worked extensively across housing in north London, and was Chief Executive of Homes for Islington from 2004 to 2012.

Eamon is Managing Director of the National Federation of ALMOs (arms-length management organisations), of which Barnet Homes is a member.

He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing, the Chartered Management Institute and the Housing Finance Institute.

Eamon said: “I am absolutely delighted to have been appointed Chair of The Barnet Group. As a long-standing Barnet resident and having been educated and worked in the Borough, it is a fantastic opportunity.

“I am looking forward to helping the Council and The Barnet Group with their ambitions to deliver high-quality adult social care and housing services and build much-needed homes”

The Barnet Group’s Chief Executive Tim Mulvenna added: “We are delighted that Eamon is joining The Barnet Group. He has been a Barnet resident all his life and will put the interests and needs of our customers first.

“His energy and enthusiasm to make Barnet a better place is obvious for all to see. Eamon has a lifetime of experience working in housing, locally and nationally, having shaped and influenced policy.

“He has also worked in and with local authorities, so his skills and experience will help us grow and improve the organisation further.

Eamon’s appointment was agreed by The London Borough of Barnet’s Annual Council on 21st May. He will replace Terry Rogers, who steps down after eight years as The Barnet Group’s Chair.