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Dr Maria FitzGerald

Board Member

Dr Maria FitzGerald

Board Member


Dr. Maria FitzGerald was appointed to the Board in July 2017 for a five-year term. She is a senior professional with expertise in the management and co-ordination of environmental and heritage inputs to a wide range of national infrastructure projects. Prior to her appointment, Maria was the Railway Order Co-ordinator with Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) for the New Metro North Project. Maria studied archaeology and history at UCD and graduated with a BA (1989) and MA in archaeology (1991). She furthered her archaeological studies at Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University where she subsequently completed a specialist MA (1994) and a PhD in archaeology (2000). More recently she completed a Professional Diploma in EIA and SEA Management at UCD (2010) and a BSc in Environmental Management at Sligo IT (2014).