This page shows a selection of speakers at the Forum. For a full list of speakers please see the individual sessions in the programme.
Emily O'Reilly has been the European Ombudsman since October 2013. She is an author, former journalist and broadcaster who became Ireland's first female Ombudsman and Information Commissioner in 2003. In 2007 she was also appointed Commissioner for Environmental Information. She has written three critically-acclaimed books on Irish politics and media, and is a current member of the International Advisory Board of Harvard's Nieman Foundation for Journalism.