Economic Policy Centre Associates
Economic Policy Centre Associate - Senior Research Fellow
Dr Johann Gallagher is an Associate at Ulster University Economic Policy Centre.
Johann has worked as a Policy Adviser with the Strategic Investment Board Limited (SIB) for over twelve years. She is highly experienced in strategic planning, advising government on the development of the Northern Ireland Investment Strategy. Using evidence based research and analysis, Johann advises on methodologies to improve the quality of infrastructure planning, delivery and monitoring across government departments and agencies.
Prior to joining SIB, Johann worked as an economic consultant in Belfast and Dublin. Her academic and professional interests are in strategic and spatial planning, policy monitoring and evaluation, infrastructure and public service provision, central and local government linkage and local economic development.
She holds a Masters in Rural Development from University College Dublin (UCD) and a PhD from the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Her primary degree is in Economics and English (UCD).