Steering Group

​The Steering Group for the NBP is a group of expert advisers who provide guidance to the Department on the delivery of the Intervention Strategy.  The Group's Terms of Reference explain their role in more detail.

Membership of the Steering Group is as follows:


Ciarán Ó hÓbáin (DCCAE) Programme Sponsor 


Eileen Fitzpatrick (NewEra)
David Minton (Northern and Western Regional Assembly)
Stephen Blair (South and East Regional Assembly)
Leo Clancy (IDA)
Jean-Jacques Thiebault (Telecom Advisor)
Matt Agar (BDUK)
Professor Linda Doyle (Trinity College Dublin)
Jim Norton (Telecom advisor)

Observer / Advisor:
Kevin O'Brien (Commissioner, ComReg)


Project Management Office (DCCAE)