Our Members

The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) is an independent, non-statutory body, which includes members from the business community, education and training providers, learner-support groups, trade unions, and a small number of Government Departments and agencies (DES, DBEI, EI, IDA, SOLAS, HEA).

As of April 2017 the EGFSN is chaired by Tony Donohoe, Policy Advisor with Ibec.  

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                Tony Donohoe

                Chair of the EGFSN and Policy Advisor with Ibec

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                Shauna Dunlop

                Director of Strategy, Research and Evaluation with SOLAS

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                Ray Bowe

                Manager Skills and Water, IDA Ireland

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                Dr. Laura Bambrick

                Social Policy Officer, Irish Congress of Trade Unions

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                David Hegarty

                Assistant Secretary, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

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                Dr. Vivienne Patterson

                Head of Skills, Engagement and Statistics at the Higher Education Authority

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                Keelin Fagan

                Head of Client Learning and Development, Enterprise Ireland

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                Kathleen Gavin

                Principal Officer, Department of Education and Skills

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                Joan McNaboe

                Head of Skills and Labour Market Research, SOLAS