Home and Community Care Ireland appoints its first Chief Executive Officer 19th September 2018:
Home and Community Care Ireland (HCCI), the representative organisation for private home care providers in Ireland, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Musgrave as Chief Executive Officer.
This appointment will take place with immediate effect. The appointment highlights HCCI’s commitment to be the leader and voice for home care providers in Ireland, and also representing the best interests of carers and home care clients across Ireland.
Joseph Musgrave, Chief Executive Officer, HCCI said: “It is an honour to be appointed the first CEO of HCCI. In my first couple months, I will be travelling Ireland listening to the issues and concerns of our members and of the carers who work for our members. I relish the challenge to ensure we, as an industry, continue to provide excellent care in the homes of our loved ones.”
As part of his role, Joseph will work with the Government and other stakeholders to try bring regulation on a statutory basis for home care in Ireland. A key area will also include encouraging the development of caring as a career, and communicating this to key Government Departments.
Joseph brings a wealth of experience to this role. He was part of the successful campaign to introduce gay marriage to the UK, both as part of a social media campaign (Out4Marriage) and also working with the Conservative Party’s Freedom To Marry campaign. During the campaign, he made a number of appearances on UK media, including Radio 4’s Today Programme, Sky News and the BBC.
Joseph joined Burson-Marsteller, now known as Burson Cohn & Wolfe, in 2014 and worked in various roles during that time. Whilst at Burson-Marsteller, he worked as a Director in New York where he was the Project Lead for the firm’s transformation and modernisation programme. In addition, he worked with clients to manage their corporate reputation and provided crisis communications advice to a leading management consultancy.
Prior to this, he acted as Chief of Staff to the Worldwide President in London to strengthen and grow the organisation across all regions and practices, and advised international clients. This included working with the firm’s senior leadership to design a new global strategy and new business process. Before joining Burson-Marsteller, he worked with the PR agency Weber Shandwick in London.
Joseph blogs regularly on behalf of the Huffington Post and contributes to their radio channels. He holds a Master of Arts (M.A.) in History from University of St. Andrews, Scotland.