Ms Eithne Fitzgerald - Economist, social policy analyst
Eithne Fitzgerald is an economist who has specialised in social policy and disability issues. Head of Policy and Research with the National Disability Authority to 2016, she previously lectured in Social Policy in both UCD and TCD, and is a former Minister of State who has served in economic policy roles. Her research publications include work on employment, housing, social welfare, forecasting, statistical portraits and indicators. She has been a member of a number of expert policy groups including the Commission on Social Welfare, and the Make Work Pay group, and served on the board of the National Council for Special Education.