Candidate for Dún Laoghaire
Sinéad has leadership experience in both the private and public sectors. She served as the inaugural Director of the Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission from 2014 to 2016 and before that she built and led the Corporate Social Responsibility function for Google Ireland. She is now running her own media production company and provides training and consultancy to the public and NGO sectors.
Sinéad has been an activist her entire adult life – she was president of the Students’ Union at University of Ulster at Coleraine, and she currently holds a number of voluntary director positions on the boards of non-governmental organisations; Digital Charity Lab, Victims’ Rights Alliance and One Family.
Sinéad is a lifelong learner with an undergraduate degree in History & Politics from University of Ulster and a range of post-graduate qualifications in the areas of IT & Education, Cyberpsychology, Equality Studies and Human Rights Law.
Sinéad is a single mum from Blackrock, Co. Dublin, where she lives with her teenage daughter Bella. They can be spotted regularly frequenting the Mellow Fig cafe in Blackrock.