The Ombudsman and Information Commissioner Emily O’Reilly has announced that Ms Bernadette McNally has been appointed as Director General to the Office of the Ombudsman, Information Commissioner and the Secretariat to the Standards in Public Office Commission (SIPOC).
Ms Mc Nally worked as a Senior Investigator with the Ombudsman for three years. From 2004 to 2008 she held the position of Chief Therapist Advisor in the then Department of Health and Children. She has a BSc and MSc from Trinity College Dublin. She previously worked as a front line health professional and was later a Director of Therapy and Social Work services in St James’s Hospital, Dublin.