Designated Public Officials under the Lobbying Act 2019


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Name
Organisation
Job Title
Regina Doherty T.D.
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Finian McGrath T.D.
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Minister of State with responsibility for the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection’s disability-related matters in the context of his appointment as Minister of State at the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Justice and Equality and Health, with special responsibility for disability issues.
Pat Breen T.D.
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Minister of State with special responsibility for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection serving across the Department of Enterprise and Innovation, the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, the Department of the Taoiseach, and the Department of Justice and Equality.
Denise Duffy
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Special Adviser to the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty T.D.
Alex Connolly
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Special Adviser to the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty T.D.
John McKeon
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Secretary General
Jacqui McCrum
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Deputy Secretary
Michael Bunyan
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for Information Systems Division, Business Support, Public Service Reform
John Conlon
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for Activation Policy, Social Inclusion Policy,  Business Intelligence/Statistics, Employment, Education and Supports Programmes, Regional Support Unit, Activation Case Management Process Employer Relations, Redundancy & Insolvency 
Tim Duggan
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for Pensions/HHB Policy Auto-Enrolment Programme, Employment Rights, PRSI Policy, PRSI Refunds, Client Eligibility Services,  EU and International.
Oliver Egan
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for Dublin North, Dublin Central, Dublin South/Mid-Leinster, South-East, Cork, North East,  Midlands, Mid-West Divisions
Niall Egan
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for Communications & Customer Service Unit, Service Quality, Citizens Information Board, Digital (Online) Services, Business Architecture and  External Service Delivery
Rónán Hession
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for Brexit & Social Pillar, Civil Registration Policy, Policy Reviews/ Value For Money, Low Pay Commission, Supplementary Welfare Allowance Policy, Families Policy,  Illness Policy, Jobseeker Policy 
Teresa Leonard
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for Pensions Operations, Free Schemes, Child Benefit, Treatment Benefit, Maternity Benefit, Paternity Benefit , Health and Safety Benefit, Adoptive benefits, Illness Benefit, Domiciliary Care Allowance, Disability Allowance, Invalidity Pension,  Disablement Benefits, Carers and Working Family Payment, North West and West Divisions and Front Office/Back Office Programme 
Deirdre Shanley
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for  Finance, Budget, EU Funding Compliance, Legislation/Planning Secretariat, Legal Affairs, Risk Management, Corporate Planning, Data Protection and Corporate Services.
​Paula Lyons ​Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection ​Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for  Human Resources Strategy and Services, Staff Development, Engagement and Innovation, Industrial Relations and Facilities Management​
Kathleen Stack
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Assistant Secretary, with responsibility for Decisions Advisory Office, Freedom of Information, Control Policy & Operations, Special Investigation Unit, Client Identity Services, Public Services Card and Civil Registration Service
Joan Gordon
Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
Chief Appeals Officer, Social Welfare Appeals Office
​Dr. Devesh Singh ​Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection ​Acting Chief Medical Officer
Last modified:26/04/2019