Sid McDowell
MCIH (Hon)


Sid became Chair of the Co-Ownership Board in 2012. He is an ex-officio member of the Board’s standing committees.

Sid was Chairman of the NI Housing Executive from 1994 through to 2004 having joined the NIHE Board in 1986 and is currently Chairman of NIACRO (Northern Ireland Association for Care and Resettlement of Offenders).

Sid has a long commitment to public service and support for a wide range of helping organisations including:

  • Lyric Theatre (Chairman/ Vice-Chairman/ Board Member)
  • Habinteg HA (Board Member)
  • Civil Service Commissioner
  • Public Service Commission (Chairman)
  • Local Government Staff Commission (Chairman)
  • NIPSA (Deputy General Secretary)
  • Council for the Homeless (Patron)
  • Threshold (Board Member)
  • Citizens Advice NI (President)
  • ASBAH (Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus) (President)
  • NI Prison Service Management Board (Board Member)
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