Terry Prendergast was appointed to the Board in August 2017 for a five-year term. She is a professional planner and corporate member of the Irish Planning Institute. She has wide ranging professional and academic experience in Ireland and abroad. Her most recent role has been as Principal Planner with the Grangegorman Development Agency, in conjunction with lecturing in Planning with the Dublin Institute of Technology. She has previously been employed as an Inspector with An Bord Pleanála and has worked with the Dublin Docklands Development Authority and a variety of planning authorities. She has been awarded a BSc in Environmental Economics from DIT, an M Phil in Urban Design and Regional Planning from the University of Edinburgh and an MSc in Sustainable Development from DIT.