Noelle has been the CEO of EM Ireland since April 2011 with overall responsibility for all governance, financial and operational matters of the organisation in growing its development as it works to further strengthen the connection between Ireland and Europe.
Dee joined EM Ireland in August 2023 and is the Chief Operations Officer. Dee directs and develops the organisations’ finance and operation agenda, reporting at board level as required.
Lorna Hayes is an experienced researcher and advocate with 20 years experience working with leading international human rights and development organisations including Trocaire, Amnesty International and Front Line Defenders.
Rory joined EM Ireland in December 2017, and leads on EM Ireland’s strategic planning, its ongoing engagement with community stakeholders, and its work combatting dis/misinformation. He works to ensure that EM Ireland’s work is targeted, evidence driven, ambitious, inclusive and credible.
Aisling is a communications professional with over twelve years’ experience in broadcast media and public relations having worked for Oireachtas TV, RTÉ and DCU.
Ciarán joined EM Ireland in November 2017 as a Stagiaire, and is now Events and Business Development Manager. Ciarán manages EM Ireland’s events, while also leading on membership engagement and EM Ireland’s EU Jobs campaign.
Elizabeth joined EM Ireland in August 2021 and is the organisation’s Education Manager. Elizabeth manages EM Ireland’s education portfolio including managing our flagship Blue Star Programme on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs. Additionally, she leads on our EU Jobs campaign, College of Europe, and partnerships with other education organisations.
Matt joined EM Ireland in May 2023. Prior to joining EM Ireland, Matt completed an interdisciplinary PhD in Politics and Technology. Matt’s research experience is within the areas of European Defence Policy, Technology and Artificial Intelligence and EU Institutions.
Emma joined EM Ireland in September 2022 as Policy Stagiaire and now works as EA for EM Ireland’s CEO and as Engagement Officer.
Muireann joined EM Ireland in November 2020 as a Stagiaire and is now the Communications Officer. Her role includes social media management and content creation. Muireann has worked on EM Ireland projects, including NasCSO, the Conference on the Future of Europe and the College of Europe application process.
Carla joined EMI in September 2023 as Policy Stagiaire, and is now Project Officer. Her role involves supporting EM Ireland’s work with stakeholders across the private and civil society sectors and coordinating national and transnational projects relevant to engagement and advocacy outputs.
Áine joined EMI in October 2023 and is EMI’s Policy and Research Officer. Áine supports the policy, research and advocacy outputs and monitors EU policy developments relevant to Ireland.
Mary joined EM Ireland in January 2024 and is EMI’s Events Officer.
Working closely with the Head of Business Development, Mary primarily works on all preparation and management of our range of events. Mary works closely on events with key stakeholders such as Governmental Departments, EU Institutions and European organisations.