Lucinda Creighton is a barrister, former Irish Minister for European Affairs and Member of the Irish Parliament. She is the founder and CEO of leading public affairs consultancy Vulcan Consulting (Dublin and Brussels).
As Minister for European Affairs she represented¬¬ Ireland in key negotiations on the General Affairs Council of the EU, the Foreign Affairs Council of the EU, as well as multilateral fora such as the OSCE, ASEAN Foreign Ministers meetings and the Council of Europe.
She was also at the heart of the EU’s response to the global financial crisis alongside European Prime Ministers. She was engaged in negotiations on Ireland’s EU/IMF bailout and helped frame the EU’s institutional response to the euro crisis.