Margaret Fleming and Danny McCoy join Board of IPUT Real Estate

10 January 2023

Pictured L-R: Danny McCoy, Niall Gaffney and Margaret Fleming

  • New independent Directors joined with effect from 1 January
  • Appointments bring additional economic, sustainability and real estate expertise to the IPUT Board


IPUT Real Estate (‘IPUT’), Ireland’s leading property company and the largest owner of offices and logistics assets in Dublin, announces the appointment of two new independent Directors to its Board. Margaret Fleming, a career real estate professional and former Board member of JLL in Ireland and Danny McCoy, CEO of Ibec, Ireland’s largest lobby and business representative group, joined the Board with effect from 1 January 2023.

John Mulcahy, Chairman, IPUT Real Estate, said:

Today’s appointments further strengthen the depth and expertise of our Board, and we are delighted to welcome Margaret and Danny to IPUT. They bring a wealth of economic, sustainability and real estate experience ensuring we have the right skills and expertise to continue to build on our position as Ireland’s leading developer, owner, and manager of prime real estate.


About Margaret Fleming

Margaret Fleming is an experienced real estate professional who served in a senior role and as a Board member of JLL in Ireland. Over the course of her 32 years at JLL, Margaret founded the first property research department in Ireland, and held a variety of senior investment roles including serving as International Director, JLL Capital Markets from 2012 until 2019.

Margaret was appointed to the Board of Hibernia REIT plc in January 2020 and served as non-executive Director, Chair of the Investment Committee, and member of the Development Committee until the business was acquired and de-listed in 2022. She is currently a non-executive Director of Activate Capital and Kilkenny Abbey Quarter Development Limited and a Trustee of The Iveagh Trust. Margaret is a Chartered Surveyor and an Executive Committee Member of the Urban Land Institute. She holds a BA and an MA from University College Dublin.


About Danny McCoy

Danny McCoy is the CEO and a Board member of Ibec, Ireland’s largest lobby and business representative group. Appointed as CEO in 2009, Danny has built Ibec into its position as the largest lobbying organisation in Ireland and the third largest in Europe. Ibec, which includes 39 trade associations which cover a wide range of industry sectors, represents major employers in Ireland, including domestic and international businesses, and whose members employ over 70% of the Irish private sector workforce.

Prior to his role at Ibec, Danny served as a senior economist and research officer at the Central Bank of Ireland and Ireland’s Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). He has lectured at a number of leading Universities in Ireland and internationally; and has provided consultancy services to the European Commission and OECD. He is a Board member of Balance for Better Business and several other organisations. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from NUI Galway, a Masters of Economic Science from University College Dublin and completed leadership courses at INSEAD and the London Business School.