Léann Hearne 

Livv Housing Group

Léann Hearne was appointed as Chief Executive of First Ark Group in October 2018. Léann began her career in sales and marketing in the engineering and construction sectors and became Managing Director of an international manufacturing business in 2000. Whilst there she took up a Non-Executive position in a housing association, with roles of Chair of Audit Committee, Chair of Governance Committee, Board Chair and Group Vice-Chair.  This led to a move to the sector, most recently for The Riverside Group as the Executive lead for the £100m turnover Care and Support business, followed by the Executive Director of Transformation and Shares Services with responsibility for collapsing the group structure and implementing a target operating model.