Therese Murphy

Thérèse Murphy is Head of Operations of the European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) since 2013. In this role, she is responsible for the strategic planning and coordination of the Research related work of the Institute. Previously, she has been involved with the pursuit of Gender Equality as a Trade Union Representative for more than 20 years. Formerly as Equality Of cer for the ESB Of cers Association (an Energy Utility), she held the position of Secretary and Deputy Chairperson of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Women’s Committee, Chairperson of the National Women’s Council of Ireland, Board member of the Equality Authority of Ireland, Vice President of the European Women’s Lobby and latterly President of the Energy Services Union of Ireland, during which time she was Chairperson of the ESB Group of Unions.