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Rory O’ Donnell

Director

Dr. Rory O’Donnell is Director of the National Economic and Social Council of Ireland (NESC).

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Anne-Marie McGauran

Policy Analyst

Dr. Anne-Marie has a PhD in Gender and Women’s Studies from Trinity College Dublin. Her thesis compared the impact of the impact of government policies on women’s employment in France and Ireland.

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Cathal FitzGerald

Institutional Research Analyst

Dr. Cathal FitzGerald joined NESC as Institutional Research Analyst in 2018, and he specialises in decision-making processes and structures.

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Damian Thomas

Senior Policy Analyst

Dr. Damian Thomas joined the NESC in April 2010 having previously worked in the NCPP since 2002. Before joining the NCPP he worked as a Research Officer with the Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants (AHCPS).

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Edna Jordan

Policy Analyst

Edna Jordan joined the NESC in April 2010 having previously worked in the NCPP for over eight years. During this time she managed a range of projects and collaborative initiatives involving public and private sector organisation.

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Gaye Malone

Administrative Secretary (Currently on Secondment to the Department of the Taoiseach)

Gaye Malone joined the NESC in April 2010, having previously worked with the NCPP over an eight-year period. During this time, Gaye was PA to the Executive Chairman and Director.

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Helen Johnston

Senior Policy Analyst

Dr. Helen Johnston joined the NESC as Senior Social Policy Analyst in July 2007. Since then she has worked on issues of well-being and social reporting.

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Jeanne Moore

Policy Analyst

Dr. Jeanne Moore primarily works on sustainable development projects in NESC, most recently on environmental policy integration, community engagement in wind energy and the role and future of environmental data.

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Larry O’ Connell

Senior Economist

Dr. Larry O’Connell, is a Senior Economist at NESC. In 2013 he worked on Ireland’s Five Part Crisis, Five Years On, in particular in the areas of banking and finance, enterprise policy and greener economy.

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Noel Cahill

Economist

Noel Cahill is an economist in the NESC Secretariat. His research has covered Irish economic development and a wide range of public policy areas including macroeconomic policy, housing and taxation.

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Sinéad Nic Coitir

Assistant Principal Officer (Higher),  (currently on secondment from Department of the Taoiseach)

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Administration and Accounts Department

Paula Hennelly              Executive Secretary             paula.hennelly@nesc.ie     00353 1 8146332

Catherine O’Brien          Accounts                               accounts@nesc.ie                00353 1 8146306

Tracy Curran                  Accounts                                accounts@nesc.ie                00353 1 8146307

Sheila Clarke                  Accounts                                accounts@nesc.ie                00353 1 8146361

Ruth McCarthy              Administration                                                                     0035318146315