Management Team

Alan DrennanAlan DrennanDirectorlinkedin

Alan Drennan is a founding Director of Core Estate Management, and has been integral to the growth and success of the business. Alan holds a primary degree in Property Management & Valuations, is a member of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and an associate member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Before launching Core, Alan was a senior property manager for one of the largest residential property management firms in Ireland. This afforded him the valuable industry insight and experience to enable him to make such a success of Core Estate Management.


Andrew ShubothamAndrew ShubothamDirector, Business Development & Commercial Serviceslinkedin

Andrew has a primary degree in Business Management from the University of Cardiff. Initially working for 6 years with Venture Capitalists Cross Atlantic Capital Partners, he subsequently completed a Masters in International and Commercial Marketing in UCD Smurfit Business School.

Following this he worked for 7 years in a private Aviation Company performing aircraft management and private jet chartering. Andrew brings business expertise and commercial know-how to the firm and is spearheading the commercial services venture within the Core Group.


David WardDavid WardClient Liaison Manager & Property Managerlinkedin

David established Core Estate Management in 2006 following a successful career in Property Management both in Ireland and the UK. He has worked in the largest Property Management Companies in Ireland where he gained valuable market knowledge and experience.

David is responsible for the delivery of all property specific services, with wide ranging experience in residential, commercial and facilities management and highly regarded for his expertise on development recovery, estate management strategy and service charge apportionments.

He has also been lead advisor on various asset management and enhancement strategies on behalf of insolvency practitioners. David has particular expertise in resolution strategies on partially complete developments requiring structural/planning/ legal resolution and building works on behalf of his numerous OMC clients during his career.


Léan O’Connor Léan O’ConnorDirector Agency Serviceslinkedin

Léan has over ten years’ experience in the Residential property market in Dublin. Having worked as a Senior Negotiator in one of the Country’s leading agencies, Léan developed a wealth of knowledge in Property valuations, Lettings & Sales. Léan has extensive experience working with property developers who need a quick and effective rental return on their portfolios, constantly aware of the importance of a high level quality of service to ensure her client’s assets continue to perform.

Having completed Year 1 of a Certificate in Estate Agency Practice, Léan has also gained a greater insight into Irish property taxation, the regulatory environment and property economics.