07 October 2015


Member of the European Economic and Social Committee since 21 September 2006
Declaration of interest
Former Vice President EESC responsible for communications. Former Deputy Speaker of the NI Assembly and elected Member representing the NI Women's Coalition. Former EC representative to Northern Ireland. Former BBC Belfast TV and Radio Reporter, correspondent. Former journalist for Brussels-based Europolitique specialising in international economy. Currently working on peace-building initiatives, international exchange of experience and communication - broadcasting, writing, speaking.

Representation:  United Kingdom
Languages:  English, French, Spanish, German
Group:  Group III (Various Interests)
Name of Alternate: 
Areas of interest:  Audiovisual and media, Culture, Development, Energy, External relations, Foreign and security policy, Human rights, Regional policy, Transport, peace-building, conflict resolution, womens issues, international relations
Vice President of
ESC Enlarged presidency
Enlarged presidency + Section presidents
Rapporteur of
Member of
Communication Group