Our Staff


Dara Lynott was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Electricity Association of Ireland at the end of 2017. Prior to that he was a Director of the Environmental Protection Agency from 2004 and in that period had responsibility for EPA licensing, Greenhouse Gas and Waste Inventories, Carbon Emission Trading, Circular Economy and the Office of Environmental Enforcement.  Prior to joining the EPA, he worked in the private sector for eight years as an environmental consultant in Boston, USA. He holds a BE from NUIG and a MSc from Northeastern University, Boston.


T: +353 1 5242726

E: dara.lynott@eaireland.com

Senior Adviser

Stephen is a graduate of economics and politics from Trinity College Dublin with a masters in International Relations from the London School of Economics, he has over eight years energy policy experience with the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) and EAI.

T: +353 1 5241045

E: stephen.douglas@eaireland.com

Communications & Membership Officer

Rachael has over ten years’ experience in public relations and communications, and has previously worked for a number of utilities. She joined EAI from the Welsh Government Sponsored Body, Natural Resources Wales. A graduate of Cardiff University, Rachael holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Public & Media Relations and a BSc (Econ) in Modern History & Politics (Class 2:1).

T: +353 1 5241046

E: rachael.sanchez@eaireland.com