Michael Taggart | Taggart Homes

Michael Taggart

Michael Taggart

Age 53
Position Chief Executive Officer

Summary of Role

Michael Taggart and his brother established Taggart Holdings Ltd Group in 1989. It was a family held business involved in the construction industry primarily in Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and Great Britain. The majority shareholder, public face and driving force for the group was Michael. At its peak in 2006, group turnover was £112m generating earnings before tax of £17m with a tangible net worth of £36m. Its operations were based in 4 offices (Derry, Belfast, Hartlepool and Manchester) with 325 direct employees in addition to many subcontractors. In recognition of his ability Michael was awarded the highly prestigious KMPG Ireland Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2007 with the two brothers regularly appearing on the Sunday Times Rich List in Ireland.

Michael oversees the strategic direction of the group but has an unwavering passion for delivering high quality homes meaning that he regularly chairs meetings to agree site layouts and detailed housing specifications.