Assistant Secretary Environment and Climate
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
Brian Carroll is the Assistant Secretary General leading the Climate Action and Environment function at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment. He is responsible for national, EU and international environment policy, including in the areas of climate action, air quality, radiation and environmental awareness, as well as oversight of the Environmental Protection Agency. Brian joined the Department in 2008, and within the Department has worked previously as Assistant Secretary General for Natural Resources, Head of Decarbonisation and Head of Finance, Strategy and Corporate Affairs. He has wide experience across the public service, having also worked in the Departments of Finance, Foreign Affairs and Justice.