Emer O’Gorman has been working in the local government sector since 1994. Emer joined Fingal County Council as Director of Economic, Enterprise, Tourism and Cultural Development in 2018. Prior to that Emer spent three years as a Director in Louth County Council with Corporate Services, HR, Environment and Cross Border Affairs as part of her brief, working in South Dublin County Council before that for 20 years. In her 26 years of local government experience Emer has delivered in the areas of Environment, Housing, Community and Enterprise, Economic Development, Corporate Services, HR, Procurement and Shared Services.
Key achievements delivered include working on the development of Grange Castle Business Park and attracting key clients to locate there. The delivery of a regional solution for local government on the achievement of the state’s climate change targets.
Currently Emer is focused on the delivery of the Socio-Economic Strategy for Balbriggan, the development of a new business park in the County and the advancement of the Dublin-Belfast Economic Corridor in partnership with the 8 local authorities along the corridor and the University of Ulster and Dublin City University.