Following a decision taken at a meeting of the IIEA Board on Thursday 21 February 2019, Dr Donal de Buitléir will continue in the role of Acting Director General while IIEA DG Barry Andrews will remain on a leave of absence.
Dr Donal de Buitléir has been appointed as Acting Director General of the Institute of International and European Affairs, effective from January 1st 2019. Donal is Chairman of the Low Pay Commission. He was a Board Member of the Health Services Executive 2005-09. Previously he worked in AIB Group and in the Irish public service. He was Secretary to the Commission on Taxation 1980-85. He was a member of a number of Government reviews in the areas of local government reform, integration of tax and welfare, business regulation, health funding and higher education. He is an Eisenhower Fellow.