Counsellor | Irish Permanent Representation to the EU
Émer is the Director of the Brexit team in Ireland’s Permanent Representation to the EU. She has been in Brussels since 2015 and was responsible previously for Ireland’s relations with the EU Institutions, influencing to promote Ireland’s interests and values as well as policy and opportunity tracking for Ireland in the European Parliament and European Commission. Prior to that, she spent three years working on Northern Ireland matters notably as a senior member of Ireland’s negotiating team at the Stormont House Talks in Belfast in 2014. Émer has over 20 years’ experience in political and economic aspects of foreign affairs, including parliamentary relations, diplomatic and diaspora policy. She has served in Dublin, London, and as Ireland’s Consul General in San Francisco.