On Wednesday 1 February, Leeds Trinity University hosts a thought-provoking and inspirational lecture entitled ‘Ending Homelessness’.
The free lecture will be delivered by Mark McGreevy OBE, Group Chief Executive of Depaul International – a charity which provides help for homeless and disadvantaged people of all ages around the world.
Currently working with the Institute of Global Homelessness; an academic institute founded in partnership between the Depaul Group and DePaul University in Chicago, Mark challenges conventional thinking about homelessness around the world, and is looking for ways to reduce and end homelessness.
An engaging and inspiring speaker, the lecture will be of interest to anyone involved with homelessness, social policy, psychology, charities and community – but everyone is welcome to attend.
6.00pm Arrival with light buffet, refreshments and networking
7.00pm ‘Ending Homelessness’ talk begins
7.40pm Question and Answer Session with Mark McGreevy OBE
8.00pm Refreshments and Networking
Free to attend
About Mark McGreevy OBE
Mark McGreevy joined Depaul in 1990 as one of the first employees of the charity, and in 1992 became CEO of Depaul UK. At the invitation of the Irish Government, Depaul began work in the Republic of Ireland in 2002, and quickly expanded into Northern Ireland. Depaul International was established in 2004 to become the parent company of the Depaul group of charities.
Since then, he has been Group Chief Executive of Depaul International, which coordinates the activities of Depaul charities in the UK, Ireland, Slovakia, Ukraine, France and the USA. The group now employs around 600 people, helping over 20,000 homeless and disadvantaged people around the world.
Since the beginning of 2016, Mark has been seconded to the Institute of Global Homelessness.
Mark is a past trustee of CAFOD and Leeds Trinity University, and continues as a trustee on the board of Mary’s Meals. He also provides pro-bono consultancy to other voluntary sector organisations in the areas of corporate governance, strategic planning and fundraising.
Ending Homelessness is part of Trinity Talks – a high-profile lecture series that will showcase successful alumni and associates of Leeds Trinity University. Find out more about Trinity Talks.