Company type: Investment firm
A business wholly owned by Deirdre Foley with offices in Dublin and London.
Deirdre Foley, Owner and CEO, D2 Private.
Deirdre is one of Ireland’s most successful financiers and real estate professionals with over 17 years’ experience in real estate investment and development. She has also been recognised as one of the top 50 women in property in the UK throughout two UK property cycles and is highly regarded and respected within both the British and Irish property industries. In 2014 she was voted in the top 50 business women in Ireland.
During her property career to date she has been directly and indirectly involved in the buying and selling of real estate assets and raising debt and equity of approx. £3 billion. She adopts an intensive, active, hands on management style to real estate investments, developments, leasing and tenant management, investor relations and banking relationships.
Today she believes that D2 Private is ideally positioned to take advantage of opportunities that are arising in the real estate markets in Ireland and the UK. As regards the future she plans to once again create, with a like minded and ambitious team, a new real estate portfolio comprising of both Dublin and London on both her own account and on behalf of third parties.
She holds a Master’s degree in Accounting from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business at University College Dublin and a first class honours B.Comm degree from NUI Galway. She joined KPMG in 1992 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant before then joining GE Capital. Deirdre is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland. She also worked for Quinlan Private for a number of years.
She regularly supports various charities and fund raising initiatives. She is a Governor of Coram and was part of the Female Leaders in Property committee in 2014 which fundraised on behalf of the Lord Mayor of London’s charities. And given the opportunity she enjoys sailing, shooting and cycling.
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