CCPC welcomes the appointment of Kevin O’Brien as a Member of the Commission

August 26, 2022

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) welcomes the appointment of Kevin O’Brien as a Member of the Commission.

Kevin has more than two decades’ experience in senior regulatory and public policy roles in Ireland and abroad.  Before joining the CCPC, he was Head of Consumer Policy and Research at the Central Bank of Ireland and was Commissioner at the Commission for Communications Regulation from 2011-2018, serving as its Chairperson from 2013-2015. Prior to this, Kevin also worked in a range of Irish Civil Service policy roles, dealing with energy, communications and broadcasting policy matters.

Commenting on the appointment, Jeremy Godfrey, Chairperson of the CCPC said:

I am delighted to welcome Kevin as a Member of the CCPC’s Commission. Kevin’s strong and varied public service experience will be particularly useful to the CCPC as we use the opportunities created by enhanced competition and consumer rights legislation, so that we have an even bigger impact on the interests of consumers and society over the coming years.”

Kevin joins fellow Commission Members Patrick Kenny, Brian McHugh and Úna Butler along with the Chairperson of the CCPC, Jeremy Godfrey.

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