EA Ireland

Our Team

EA Ireland

Dara Lynott

CEO

Dara was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity Association of Ireland at the end of 2017. Prior to joining EAI, Dara was a Director of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2004 and in that period had responsibility for EPA licensing, Greenhouse Gas and Waste Inventories, Carbon Emission Trading, Circular Economy and the Office of Environmental Enforcement.  Prior to his work with the EPA, Dara worked in the private sector for eight years as an environmental consultant in Boston, USA. He holds a BE from NUIG and a MSc from Northeastern University, Boston.

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Stephen Douglas

Senior Policy Advisor

Stephen was part of the team which established EAI in 2008 and has over 14 years of energy policy experience having previously worked for the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA). Stephen holds a BA in Economics and Politics from Trinity College Dublin and an MA in International Relations from the London School of Economics.

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Gemma Bewley

Policy Advisor

Gemma joined EAI in 2020 having completed her studies. Gemma graduated from UCD with a MSc in Applied Economics and holds a BA in Economics and Spanish from TCD. Gemma previously worked as an intern at the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, Citibank, Positive Equity and as a Teaching Assistant at UCD.