Niamh Sweeney

Head of Public Policy, Facebook Ireland

Niamh is Head of Public Policy for Facebook Ireland. Niamh leads Facebook Ireland’s external engagement with stakeholders from Government, NGOs and Civil Society on issues such as data protection, safety and privacy. She was one of the co-creators of Facebook’s data-for-good collaboration with the OECD and the World Bank, the Future of Business Survey, which was launched in September 2016.  Prior to joining Facebook, Niamh worked in politics and as a print and broadcast journalist.  She is a graduate of Trinity College Dublin, the Dublin Institute of Technology and Columbia University in the City of New York.