Dr. Eimear Cotter - Director of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Eimear Cotter was appointed in 2017 as a Director of the EPA initially with responsibility for the Office of Environmental Sustainability. She is currently Director of the Office of Evidence and Assessment. Eimear has a wide range of experience in supporting evidence-based decision making in environmental protection, climate change, sustainable energy and sustainability using research, statistics, modelling and policy analysis. She previously worked in the EPA and Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland. Eimear holds a PhD in atmospheric chemistry from Oxford University, an MBA from UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and BA (Mod) in Natural Sciences from Trinity College Dublin. She is a 2019 Eisenhower Fellow.