16 June 2021
He is currently a member of the Northern Ireland Fiscal Council, an honorary member of the Society of Actuaries in Ireland, a member of the Royal Irish Academy and an adjunct professor at TCD. [...] Recent publications include Stay Home: Reflections on the meaning of home and the Covid-19 pandemic (Irish Journal of Sociology), Institutional Investment in the private rental sector in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic (Geary Public Policy Institute), and The impact of Covid-19 on the private rental sector (Geary Public Policy Institute). [...] TOM DUNNE is the Chairperson of the Residential Tenancies Board (RTB), Fellow of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and former Head of the School of Surveying & Construction Management, TU Dublin. [...] Her key achievements as Chairperson of Threshold have included leading the campaign to improve security of tenure for tenants in Ireland which ultimately resulted in the introduction of the Residential Tenancies Act 2004 and the establishment of the Tenancy Protection Service. [...] During her time at Housing Rights Martina has authored four significant pieces of research focusing on the experience of low income households living in the private rented sector in Northern Ireland, including a recent report focusing on the impact of Covid-19, The ‘Perfect Storm’: The impact of Covid-19 on private renters in Northern Ireland.