Grainia Long BA, MSC, MCIH

Grainia was appointed Chair of the Board in September 2017. She has served on the Board for three years, is Chair of the Customer Services Committee and a Member of the Governance, Remuneration and Nominations Committee. She is Chief Executive of the ISPCC, the national child protection charity in Ireland. Prior to this she spent eight years at the Chartered Institute of Housing, first as National Director in Northern Ireland and then as Chief Executive. She has also worked for Shelter and the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. She has been an Advisor to the Commission on the Future of Housing in Northern Ireland, a Member of the Lyons Commission on Housing and is currently a ministerial appointee to the Board of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.