Chair of the Glencree Visitors Centre from January 2022, Niamh is also Vice Chair of the Board of Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation since 2021, having initially joined the Board in 2018.
Niamh brings combined experience in hospitality ownership and art studio management with her primary career in the field of international development as a consultant specialising in Information Communication Technologies (ICT) and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), in women’s health, democracy and governance. Focused on ensuring solutions are locally driven, evidence based, scalable and sustainable, Niamh has provided technical assistance, local capacity-building, broad stakeholder engagement, program management, and hired in-country project teams, as well as partnering with local NGOs, universities and private companies. She combines a strong interest in Fair Trade with being an advocate for women and marginalised people. She has worked in post-conflict countries in Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and MENA. Previously she worked in the private sector holding technology leadership positions at a variety of young start-up companies in the US and Ghana.
Niamh holds an MS in Computer Science from Northeastern University (US), and a BS in Electronic Engineering from UCD. A native of Wicklow, Niamh enjoys hiking in the Wicklow hills. She is also a voluntary board member of the Shaking Bog Festival (www.shakingbog.ie).