Legal basis: National Economic and Social Development Office Act 2006
Maximum Number of Positions: 34
Gender Balance Numbers: Female (8), Male (15)
Gender Balance Percentage: Female (35%), Male (65%)
Notes: Membership is compirised as per the Act 2006 with nominees from Pillars and Ex-Officio members

Name First Appointed Reappointed Expiry Date Position type Basis of appointment
Bríd O'Brien 20/01/2011 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Community and Voluntary Pillar nominee Member since 2007
Derek Moran 15/07/2014 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Government Department nominee. Ex officio
Edgar Morgenroth (Prof.) 15/06/2011 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Independent nominees
Elizabeth Canavan 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Deputy Chair Nominee
Ian Talbot 20/01/2011 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Business and Employer Organisation Pillar nominee
James Doorley 20/01/2011 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Community and Voluntary Pillar nominee
John McCarthy 21/03/2014 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Government Department nominee. Ex officio
Kate Ruddock 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Nominee
Maeve McElwee 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Nominee
Martin Fraser 01/08/2011 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Chair Department of the Taoiseach. Ex officio
Michael Ewing 20/01/2011 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Environmental Pillar nominee
Michelle Norris (Dr.) 15/06/2011 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Independent nominee
Oonagh Duggan 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Nominee
Orlaigh Quinn 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Government Department nominee. Ex officio
Patricia King 06/03/2015 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Trade Union Pillar nominee
Phillip Hammel 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Department of the Taoiseach. Ex officio
Robert Watt 20/02/2012 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Government Department nominee. Ex officio
Sean Healy 20/01/2011 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Community and Voluntary Pillar nominee Member since 1998
Seán Ó Riain (Prof.) 15/06/2011 Council Member Independent nominee
Shay Cody 31/01/2012 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Trade Union Pillar nominee
Siobhan Egan 20/01/2011 Council Member Environmental Pillar nominee
Tom Geraghty 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Nominee
Tom Parlon 20/01/2011 16/05/2017 15/05/2020 Council Member Business and Employer Organisation Pillar nominee