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Karen Horgan CEO

Karen Horgan CEO


Karen Horgan


Karen has 19 years’ experience in the charity sector, both as CEO and as Trustee of various charities. She became CEO of Age & Opportunity in July 2014 and leads the senior management team, driving the development and implementation of our vision, mission and overall strategy.  

Karen previously worked in the area of social housing and homelessness as the Director of Drogheda Homeless Aid for 14 years. Karen has also worked in the Institute of Public Administration as Acting Course Co-ordinator and Lecturer on the MA in Criminal Justice course.

Karen is a member of the Charity Appeals Tribunal and a Trustee of The Wheel, and she has also served as Trustee on the Boards of the Irish Council for Social Housing, Tuath Housing Association, Don Bosco Services, Drogheda Job Initiative, Drogheda Community Training Centre and Calipo Theatre Company.

Karen holds a Degree in Business and Legal Studies from UCD, an MA in Public Management and Criminal Justice, and a Professional Certificate in Governance from the Institute of Public Administration.

Contact:  +353 (0)1 805 7735 karen.horgan@ageandopportunity.ie

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