New Environmental Protection Agency Director Appointed by Government

Date released: Apr 01 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency is pleased to announce the appointment, by government, of Dr Matt Crowe as Director of the Environmental Protection Agency. Dr Mary Kelly, Director General of the EPA, today welcomed the appointment, which is a full-time executive appointment with a term of office of five years.

Matt Crowe has worked with the EPA since 1995.  He was involved in the establishment of the EPA’s Office of Environmental Enforcement and was most recently Programme Manager of the EPA’s Office of Communications, Strategy and Corporate Governance.

Matt is a graduate of University College Dublin, where he was conferred with a Doctorate in Biochemistry in 1989.  Following this, he worked as a research scientist in Vancouver, Canada for a number of years.

Further information: Niamh Leahy, EPA Media Relations Office 053-9170770 (24 hours)