About Eva

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Eva is the Green Party local election candidate for the Stillorgan electoral ward.

Eva has over a decade’s worth of experience in campaigns, public policy, and local government. She has been a life-long environmental campaigner and has helped out in campaigns including marriage equality, the March for Science and safer cycling.

She worked as a consultant on both the Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment and Together 4 Yes campaigns. She is the founder and convener of the ‘Scientists for Yes’ platform in the lead-up to the referendum to Repeal the 8th Amendment. The campaign brought together over 2,000 signatories from Ireland’s science community, including Ireland’s only living Nobel Laureate for the sciences.

Eva works as a Director at a City-Centre public relations firm, Alice PR & Events, where she leads the company’s research and innovation client accounts.

Previously, she worked for:

  • The Mayor of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Cllr. Ossian Smyth
  • SiliconRepublic.com, Ireland’s leading science and technology news source
  • The Climate Gathering, a creative climate event series
  • The Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government

She holds a BA in Politics from University College Dublin and an MSc in Sociology from the University of Edinburgh.

Eva grew up in Clonskeagh with her three brothers and has been engaged in politics and environmental activism from an early age.