Prior to joining Activate Capital in May 2016, Emmet was CFO of Argentum Homes and was an integral member of the management team that successfully completed the sale of this homebuilding group to Cairn Homes plc in a transaction valued at c. €120m. In that role, Emmet was responsible for fund raising, stakeholder management and corporate governance. Prior to his role with Argentum Homes, Emmet held senior roles with Shelbourne Development and Green Property plc, where he led significant fund raisings for development and investment of commercial and residential properties. Emmet qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Andersen and holds a B.Comm. and an M.Acc. from University College Dublin.