Dovehaven appoints Emily O’Keefe as group people director

Emily O'Keefe as new group people director

Leading care provider, Dovehaven Care Homes, based in the North West of England has appointed Emily O’Keefe as their new group people director.

O’Keefe has previously held senior people and HR roles in organisations such as Certas Energy, Novartis and United Utilities.

Her appointment comes at a time of transformation and growth for the Dovehaven Group. Now owning 22 care homes across Merseyside and Lancashire, new home acquisitions will see the business grow further in the coming months.

Dovehaven CEO, Jenny Davies said: “To have somebody of Emily’s experience and calibre join Dovehaven is fantastic. Emily brings a wealth of experience in HR and we are all extremely excited for Emily to join us at this pivotal time in Dovehaven’s journey.

“Emily will work very closely with myself, the Board and the rest of the Executive team in our ambition for Dovehaven to become the leading care organisation in the North West.”

Emily O’Keefe added: “I am very pleased to be able to join the Dovehaven Group at such an exciting time in their journey of growth and transformation. I have a real passion for equality and fairness in the workplace as well as supporting the business in shaping a learning and development agenda that helps support the business as it evolves.

I am committed to grow and develop the Dovehaven Group as sustainable employer and business with new and existing people, cultures and ways of working.”

Outside of work enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

Dovehaven Care Homes is a leading elderly care provider based in Southport, Merseyside, with almost 1000 residents in our care across more than 20 Care Homes in the North West of England.

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