Dublin Data Sec 2018

9th April 2018, RDS Concert Hall, Dublin

Speaker Profile: Deirdre Garvey

Chief Executive Officer of The Wheel


Deirdre Garvey is Chief Executive Officer of The Wheel, Ireland’s national association of charities, community and voluntary organisations.

Deirdre has represented the charity / community and voluntary sector’s interests on many fora over the years including: the Charity Regulator’s consultative panel on the ‘Regulation of Fundraising’ (2016).

She is a regular public speaker on the topics of corporate governance in non-profits; best practice in charities; active-citizenship and all issues affecting charities and the non-profit sector in Ireland.

Prior to joining The Wheel, Deirdre was Director of Development at Barretstown in Kildare.

Before moving into full-time work in the community and voluntary sector in 1995, Deirdre worked in the ‘hi-tech’ sector in Germany for eight years.