Board

  David McCarthy - Chairman
Financial Director (Irish Life Permanent)
David has been Chairman of Energy Action since 1993, is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and a Member of the Institute of Bankers. He is Financial Director of Irish Life Permanent plc, the third largest Financial Institution in Ireland. Currently, he is President of Dublin University Soccer Club
  Frank McDonald
Environmental Editor (Irish Times)
Frank is a UCD, B.A. (History) and Politics Graduate. He is accepted as guardian of the heritage and environment in Ireland, having won an Award for Outstanding Work in Irish Journalism for a series of articles entitled "Dublin-what went wrong?". In 1988 he won the Lord Mayor's Award for his work in highlighting the architecture of the city. He is the author of several books including "The Destruction of Dublin" and his recently published "The Construction of Dublin".
  Tom Rowley
Senior Partner, Solicitor
Tom has been a director of Energy Action since 2003, is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin and qualified as a solicitor in 1998. Tom is a partner in the Law firm of Doyle Associates Solicitors in Rathfarnham village and has extensive experience in the area of commercial conveyancing and family law
  Sióbhan Collins
Global Marketing Executive (Cadbury)
Sióbhan is an honours Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Studies graduate of UCD. She has over 10 years experience working in the food industry, particularly in the marketing field, with companies like The National Dairy Council, Jacob's Biscuits/Danone, Yuncken Industries (Australia) and Cadbury Schweppes.
  Feargal O'Neill
Managing Director (Gamma Ltd)
Feargal is managing director of Gamma Ltd, the spatial solutions IT company and a director of Bizmaps, the internet mapping company. He is also a qualified town planner and a graduate of Trinity College and UCD.
  Niall O Donnchu
Assistant Secretary General (Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism)
Niall O Donnchu, BSc (Econ), C(Dip) AF, is the Assistant Secretary General of the Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism. There he has Responsibility for the Arts, Culture and Film Sectors. Prior to that Niall Was the Principal in charge of Communications Development, E-Commerce and The Government Broadband Programme at the Department of Communications, Marine and Natural Resources. Niall also has extensive experience in the Energy field, was Head of the Alternative and Sustainable Energy Divisions Of the former Department of Public Enterprise and also the Gas Regulatory Division. He was also a member of the Energy Advisory Board. Niall has also Worked in the Department of Finance and the Department of the Gaeltacht and Was formerly Company Secretary of Arramara Teo. - the state owned seaweed Processing company-. Niall is on the Boards of the National Concert Hall And Culture Ireland. He is a graduate of the London School of Economics.
  Charles Roarty
General Manager/Company Secretary


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History

Energy Action Ltd was established in 1988. It is an Irish Registered Charity with a voluntary Board of Directors drawn from a variety of backgrounds in both the public and private sector. The key objective of the organisation is to alleviate fuel poverty in Dublin by provision of insulation in the homes of older people and low income people.

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