Cathal Conaty is a Managing Director of International Housing Solutions (IHS), a position he has held since 2005.  His current responsibilities include portfolio management and investor relations and he is chairman of the IHS Investment Committee, which approves and manages all IHS investments. 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 is a graduate of the University College Dublin, Ireland, and holds an M.B.A. from IESE, Barcelona, Spain.