Director of Legacy - Derry City and Strabane District Council
- Economic Policy Centre (EPC)
Oonagh McGillion is the Director of Legacy, with Derry City and Strabane District Council responsible for contributing to the design and delivery of strategic projects within the Chief Executive's Department. Her current portfolio includes City of Culture legacy projects, bidding to become European Youth Capital in 2019 and Community Planning.
She was formerly the Director of Development for Derry City Council, the second largest Local Authority in Northern Ireland and in 2011 led the bidding team to secure the inaugural title of UK City of Culture. She has over 20 years employment experience in the areas of social and economic regeneration and European Programmes in the public, private and third sectors.
She is a graduate of Ulster University with a BA (Hons) from Magee and MSc from Jordanstown.