Cathal Conaty serves as a Managing Director responsible for Portfolio Management. He is chairman of the Investment and Asset Management Committees, which approve and manage all IHS investments, including the R1.9bn South African Workforce Housing Fund.

Mr. Conaty brings extensive experience in residential property investment, spanning portfolio management, deal structuring and negotiation, financial engineering and the management of major renovation projects. In various positions over the past fifteen years, he has set up and managed private investment funds, served as a Regional Vice President of property management specializing in the turnaround of troubled properties, and represented investors’ interests in a variety of market-rate and subsidized properties.

Mr. Conaty holds an MBA from IESE, Barcelona, Spain and a BA from University College in Dublin, Ireland.