Ciaran joined DSC in 2014 and leads in our external engagement on policy issues affecting the voluntary sector. Ciaran’s work involves monitoring and responding to developments in the voluntary sector, and influencing those developments through policy responses, media comments and policy campaigns such as the Big Lottery Refund.
Ciaran has an MA in Public Administration and Public Policy from the University of York and a background in international relations. He has a keen interest in asylum seekers and refugees and has spent much of his career working for charities supporting vulnerable migrants in Ireland, the UK and Rwanda.
He produces a monthly policy bulletin for the voluntary sector and tweets about policy issues from the handle @CiaranDSC