The Executive Director is Caroline Erskine. Caroline began her career as a broadcasting journalist, working as a reporter and a presenter for RTE News before becoming political correspondent for Century Radio. She later presented and produced the ‘Headliners’ programme for RTE television before being invited to co-present the first series of ‘The Week in Politics’ programme for the station.
From 2002-2007 Caroline worked as Communications Director for the National Forum on Europe which took the debate on our membership of the EU to nearly every town in Ireland. In 2009 she was invited to become Communications Director with Ireland for Europe, the citizens’ campaign for a Yes vote in the second Lisbon referendum. Since then she has worked as a communications advisor to several not-for-profit organisations.
Since January, Caroline has been directing ‘We the Citizens’ with two colleagues, Órla De Burca and Úna Faulkner, from an office in Dublin. She is married to musician and screenwriter, Barry Devlin, and they have a daughter and two sons.