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Chief Executive

The Board’s Chief Executive is Mr John McDaid who was appointed to the role in December 2014. John joined the Board as a solicitor in 1993 and after a brief period working in Clondalkin Law Centre, he worked as a Managing Solicitor in Longford Law Centre, Navan Law Centre and in the Board's Refugee Legal Service in Dublin. In 2005 he took up a senior management role as the Professional Liaison Officer before becoming the Director of Civil Legal Aid, a position he held until his appointment as Chief Executive. John is a "designated public official" for the purpose of the Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015.