Our Board

The Governing Board of Claddagh Haven Trust is made up of diverse & experienced members who bring a host of diverse skills to the organisation. Trustees include people with specific business skills in the financial, social services, medical, and legal sectors, to ensure we provide a strong and informed governance to our service.

Our Governing Board members meet on a regular basis to ensure the Trusts meets its contractual obligations, as well as the overall running of the organisation & the wellbeing of its residents.

Board Chairperson

Elisabeth Reid

Elisabeth is an experienced technology leader across technology businesses in New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Elisabeth is passionate about people and enabling everyone to live their best life.


Nicola Willett

Nicola brings to Claddagh a wealth of legal knowledge having worked as a lawyer for 24 years. For 14 years Nicola has specialised in Accident Compensation law & is passionate about social justice in the disability sector & wider community.

Dr Clive Wilson

Clive is a retired psychologist with extensive career experience in social justice, & brings these skills to Claddagh Haven Trust.

Maureen Jemmett

Maureen works in the insurance industry & brings a wealth of knowledge & experience to Claddagh Haven's board. Her strengths in leadership, customer service, & her innovative thinking make her a valuable asset to Claddagh Haven Trust. Maureen has lived experience with disability & supported her family member to live a full life in the community. 

Mike Murphy

With over 45 years in governance, we’re thrilled to welcome Mike Murphy to our Claddagh Haven board of trustees. Mike brings to our board a deep understanding of motivating teams, strategic planning, and compliance, honed across various roles from small family firms to large international companies. Mike has a wealth of knowledge & experience in the disability sector through supporting a family member & being involved with organisations such as UpClub & Learn Active. A proven leader, our new trustee’s extensive experience and practical approach are invaluable assets to our board's strategic and operational oversight.