Appointment of new Chair of the Civil Service Commissioners for Northern Ireland
Secretary of State Karen Bradley MP today named Deirdre Blakely Toner as the new Chair
The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Karen Bradley MP today announced the appointment of Deirdre Blakely Toner as the new Chair of the Civil Service Commissioners for Northern Ireland.
The appointment will take effect on 1 June 2018.
Biography of Appointee
Deirdre Blakely Toner is currently Chief Executive Officer of Samaritans Ireland and serves as an independent member on the Northern Ireland Policing Board.
Deirdre has over 30 years’ experience in governance, performance and risk management from working across the voluntary, community and public sectors in Northern Ireland and further afield. She is a graduate of Public Administration and Management, and Human Rights law with the University of Ulster and Transitional Justice Institute.