Our Team

Fiona Ryan, Commissioner

Prior to her appointment, Fiona was the Chief Executive of Sonas Domestic Violence Charity, the largest provider of frontline support services to women and child victims of domestic abuse in Ireland. A member of the monitoring committee of the National Strategy for Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence in the South, she advocated on behalf of victims and monitored government commitments to victims under the strategy. She holds a Masters in Journalism (MAJ) and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Fiona is originally from Cork City.

The following team support the Commissioner in carrying out her role under the legislation:

  • DP Corporate Services - Joanne McComb
  • Accountant - Lisa McCord
  • PA to the Commissioner - Ruth Jordan
  • Policy and Research - Jacqueline Melville
  • Policy and Engagement - Terence McKernan