“Global investment is becoming more urbanised and Ireland is no different. Rural areas will need to re-invent themselves over the coming decades. This can only be achieved by helping to build a strong indigenous enterprise base rooted in local communities.”
Chief Economist (2019 to date). With Ibec since 2013 in senior roles including Senior Economist and Head of Tax & Fiscal Policy. Policy focused economist with strong experience in advising and representing firms across multiple sectors, in-depth analysis of Irish and international economies, and working at national and international level to improve economic and taxation policy outcomes. Board member, Central Statistics Office (CSO). BA (NUIG), MA (UCC), Diploma in Leadership (DIT). Former winner of the Miriam Hederman O’Brien prize, awarded by the Foundation for Fiscal Studies.