Niamh Garvey

Niamh Garvey joined NESC as Senior Policy Analyst in March 2021 and works in the area of sustainable development and climate action. Niamh was previously the Head of Policy and Advocacy at Trócaire – an Irish international development organisation, working in 17 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America, where she led a team of policy and advocacy advisors working on climate change, sustainable agriculture, business and human rights and international finance. She held previous roles in research and advocacy at Christian Aid and the Institute of Development Studies, and has served as Board Director with a number of NGOs, including Debt and Development Coalition Ireland, Friends of the Earth Ireland and the Fairtrade Mark Ireland. She is a graduate of Durham University and the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.


  • Breakout 1A:How can food, agriculture, forestry and land use contribute optimally to a wellbeing economy, and what is needed to bring this about?