Ecocem appoint Sally Anne Sherry as New Managing Director for UK and Ireland

8 March 2024, Dublin – Ecocem, Europe’s leading provider of low carbon cement technologies, has today announced the appointment of Sally Anne Sherry as Managing Director for its UK and Ireland business operations. In this position, she will play a pivotal role in driving Ecocem’s growth and sustainability initiatives, and market presence in the UK and Ireland.

Sally Anne brings almost two decades of experience in the property industry and expertise from several positions as a Non-Executive Director.

As Managing Director, Sally Anne is responsible for all aspects of Ecocem’s UK and Irish business, from operations and finance to market development, partnerships and sustainability. Her contribution is imperative for Ecocem’s success as it gears up to commercialise ACT, its low carbon cement technology, which is capable of decarbonising the cement industry by up to 70%. In line with Ecocem’s other manufacturing plants, the Dublin plant will be developed and expanded to support the commercial availability of ACT by 2026.

This appointment follows Susan McGarry’s recent move to take up the role of Director of Public Affairs and Sustainability at Ecocem Global.


Sally Anne Sherry, Managing Director for UK and Ireland at Ecocem, said: “The need to cut global carbon emissions has never been more pressing, and the cement industry has a huge role to play in this. I’m looking forward to making my contribution to Ecocem’s mission. It’s an honour to have this opportunity to join an industry trailblazer in its efforts to achieve a sustainable future for all.”

Donal O’Riain, Founder and Managing Director at Ecocem, said: “The next few years are going to be the most important for our business as we continue to develop and commercialise ACT, our revolutionary low carbon cement technology, in Europe and beyond. The carbon challenge facing our industry is significant and tackling it will make a major contribution to global decarbonisation. There is no better time to welcome Sally Anne and the wealth of experience she brings as we drive towards that goal.”