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Aoife O'Grady

Principal Officer, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Ireland

Dr. Aoife O'Grady is Principal of the Strategic Research and Analysis Division in the Irish Ministry of Transport, Tourism and Sport. She has worked in the field of transport research for fifteen years, having previously held research and evaluation posts in the UK Department for Transport. Aoife's research covers all transport modes and policies, with a particular interest in urban sustainable transport and behavioural change. She is a member of the Transport Management Board of the ITF, and the Advisory Group for the Decarbonising Transport Project. Her academic background is in sociology and social research. She holds a BA from Trinity College Dublin, and an MA and PhD from the University of Warwick.