The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 - OPW designated public officials

The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 commenced on 1 September 2015.

The Act provides that the Standards in Public Office Commission will establish and maintain an online Register of lobbying activity.  The purpose of the Register is to make information available to the public on the identity of those communicating with designated public officials on specific policy, legislative matters or prospective decisions.

The OPW designated public officials under this legislation are :

NameOrganisationJob Title (Responsibilities)
Kevin 'Boxer' Moran, TD Office of Public Works Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure & Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief.
Eugene Deering Office of Public Works Special Advisor to the Minister of State
Maurice Buckley Office of Public Works Chairman
John McMahon Office of Public Works Commissioner (Regions, Intermediate Projects and Cultural & Historical Property)
John Sydenham Office of Public Works Commissioner (Flood Risk Management)
 Martin Bourke Office of Public Works Assistant Secretary (Planning and Estate Management)
Ciarán O'Connor Office of Public Works State Architect/Principal Architect (Responsibility as State Architect/Principal Architect and Major Project Delivery)
John Curtin Office of Public Works Director of Flood Risk Management
Mick Long Office of Public Works Director of Corporate Services, Client Services & Communications