Eamon Ryan is the Leader of the Green Party.
He has spent the last twenty years working at the highest policy level in local government, the Dáil, and in the European Council of Ministers.
His main task now is building the Green Party, having successfully returned a Green voice to Irish politics in February 2016.
Eamon formerly chaired the Digital and Energy Policy Groups for the Institute of International and European Affairs in Dublin.
He has also worked on www.climategathering.org to establish a safe space to consider how to communicate the issue of Climate Change.
Eamon currently represents the constituency of Dublin Bay South, covering areas of the city such as Dublin 2, Dublin 4, Dublin 6 and parts of Dublin 6W . He had previously served as Dáil TD for Dublin South from 2002 to 2011 and was Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources from 2007 to 2011. He was founding chairman of the Dublin Cycling Campaign and before entering politics he ran two successful businesses, Irish Cycling Safaris and Belfield Bike Shop. He is married to the writer Victoria White and they have four children.