Paul McGrady MBA CPFA

Job Role
Independent Governor
Paul McGrady


Appointed May 2016

Paul grew up in Wrexham and began his career with Wrexham Council where he qualified as a Chartered Public Finance Accountant.

He then went on to work for various large public bodies in England before returning to Wales as Head of Finance and Assets at Denbighshire County Council, where he managed the Council’s financial affairs, its property portfolio of business units, land, farms, public buildings and offices, and was head of the Council’s housing department. During this time, he also worked on high profile projects, including construction of new schools, a new harbour and bridge in Rhyl and a new hotel and restaurant development.

He then became Director of Resources at Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd, a registered social landlord that manages 6,300 homes in North West Wales, before moving to become a director of Clwyd Alyn Housing, an organisation that provides housing, nursing care and supported living projects across North and Mid Wales.

Paul is also a non-executive director of North East Wales Homes, a subsidiary of Flintshire County Council that provides affordable housing across the county.