Kevin Beirne
Director, Head of Retirement
Octopus Healthcare

Kevin joined the Octopus Healthcare Executive Management Team in 2018 as Retirement Director and sits on the Octopus Healthcare Investment Committee.

Kevin is a founding member and on the steering Board of Directors for ARCO as well as having served as an advisory board member for the Housing Community Association (HCA) and sat on the National Housing Federations Development Committee. 

Kevin and his team are responsible for raising funds for the development of retirement communities in the UK. Kevin and the Retirement Living team also manage Octopus Healthcare’s 5 key partnerships which specifically deliver retirement and care living. 

Over the past 15 years, Kevin has committed himself to retirement living. As both a developer and operator Kevin travelled all around the UK and overseas to learn what good looks like and bring that into his work to strive for positive, and very much needed, change. Before joining Octopus Healthcare, Kevin was a Executive Director and Group Board Member at One Housing Group leading their healthcare business, joining in 2002. Kevin delivered over £500m of investment into class leading assets and joint ventures with the NHS. Kevin was responsible for creating both the Season Senior Living brand and associated retirement community developments. He also has the premium Baycroft brand under his belt and oversaw the first 11 developments through Baycroft.

Kevin is leading Octopus Healthcare ambitions to be the leading investor working in partnership with the retirement community sector.