ECL appoints Michael McDonagh as new board Chairman
ECL has appointed Michael McDonagh as the new Chairman of its board. Michael will take over from Peter Martin, who is retiring from the position, with effect from 1 September 2019.
Michael is a former KPMG Senior Partner and is currently working with Deloitte. His professional background is in auditing and he is a Chartered Certified Accountant. In addition, Michael is also a Non-Executive Director for Housing 21; a not-for-profit provider of retirement housing and extra care for older people.
It is a privilege to be appointed as the Chairman of ECL. ECL is a fantastic organisation with big ambitions and I look forward to playing a part in its continued success over the next few years.
Keir Lynch, Chief Executive Officer, ECL
We are delighted to welcome Michael as our new Chairman. He will make a fantastic leader of our board and brings a wealth of skills and experience to drive ECL’s plans for further growth and development.
ECL (Essex Cares Limited) was established by Essex County Council in 2009 as the UK’s first Local Authority Trading Company, providing care and support in South East England for residents at home and in local communities. With over 1,000 employees, ECL supports over 50,000 people each year to live independent and fulfilling lives.