Rod Cahill BA (Hons)


Chief Executive

Rod is a well-known, respected and influential housing professional.

His leadership has enabled Catalyst to be an effective commercial developer while remaining committed to wider social change, using the organisation’s financial strength to build new homes and help transform neighbourhoods.

Rod has led Catalyst since it was formed in 1992, having joined Ealing Family Housing Association in 1983 and having previously worked in the local authority sector.

He represents Catalyst on and is a past Chair of the G15 group, is a past member of the National Housing Federation National Council, Chair of Action Acton Limited (a regeneration agency of which Catalyst is a member) and a member of the Nunspeet Group of European Housing Association Chief Executives.