Governance & Executive Council


The Association is governed under the arrangements as set out in its Memorandum and Articles of Association.  An executive comprising the Directors of the Association is responsible for its strategic direction and objectives.  The Chair of the Association is Avril McCarthy, General Manager, Derrycourt who was appointed at the Annual General Meeting on 25 September 2018. 

Avril McCarthy, ICCA Chair 2018-20


An Executive team is in place and is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the association. The Executive meet 3- 4 times per year. The current directors are:

  • Deborah Barker – Cagney Contract Cleaning
  • Avril McCarthy – Derrycourt
  • Cormac Sheils – BIDVEST NOONAN
  • Brian Solan – Grosvenor

In addition, Paul Dalton of Momentum Support and Sean McAuliffe of ISS serve on the Executive alongside the Directors of the Association.

The association has appointed Alternative Management Solutions (AMSCO) to run the day to day operations of the organisation.

Members Council

The Council comprises all member companies of the Association.  The Council appoints the Executive.  The Council meet quarterly and contributes to the strategic direction and objectives of the Association. 


Working committees are set up to represent key initiatives in the industry or monitor the implementation of activities on behalf of the Council. Committees are appointed by, and report to, the Members’ Council.

Annual General Meeting

The Memorandum & Articles of Association provide that an Annual General Meeting of all members will be held annually.  The financial period of the Association is from 01/07 to 30/06 each year.  The AGM is held annually in September.