Initiative Ireland has announced the appointment of Aisling Healey as the company’s new Director of Finance & Treasury. Healy brings over 30 years’ experience in financial management to the role. She has held senior financial roles in a variety of organisations including accountancy practice, software development, energy, not-for-profit and education.

Aisling is responsible for all aspects of financial and treasury management within the Initiative Financial Group, which specialises in Social Impact Investments, funding the construction of social, affordable and mid-market housing across Ireland. The company trading as Initiative Ireland, operates Ireland’s largest peer-to-peer property lending platform, which enables the company’s online investor community to co-fund the delivery of new houses, for a fixed rate of return of 6% – 8% per annum.

Initiative Ireland, founded in 2015, is headquartered at NovaUCD, the Centre for new ventures and innovation at University College Dublin (UCD). As Ireland’s largest peer-to-peer, Secured Lending Platform, Initiative Ireland offers affordable finance to experienced property developers, building new family homes. All loans are secured against the underlying property deeds and financed by Initiative Ireland’s secured lending community, via Secured Lending Accounts. Comprised of Private and Corporate Clients, Initiative Ireland’s secured lending community can earn 6% to 8% APR helping to fund the build of much needed family homes across Ireland.

Denise Maguire
Irish Construction Industry Magazine