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Your Vote is Your Voice

Management Team

The current management team of the Electoral Commission consists of:

Art O’Leary was appointed Chief Executive Officer by Cabinet decision on 30 May 2023. He was previously Secretary General to the President, Secretary to a number of Citizens’ Assemblies and worked in the Houses of the Oireachtas for 20 years.

Karen Kehily, Head of Corporate Governance, is a qualified accountant (ACMA) and has had held a number of corporate services, governance and financial management positions in both the public and private sectors.

Mary Clare O’Sullivan, Head of Electoral Integrity and Research, has worked on policy across a range of areas in the Department of the Taoiseach and served as Secretary to the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality. She has a PhD in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin.

Tim Carey, Head of Electoral Operations, has worked in local authority, civil service and private sector organisations in a variety of areas including communications, corporate services, culture and heritage.