Gareth is originally from Clare, on Ireland’s West Coast and joined the Martens Centre team in October 2017. Before this, he interned on the international team of Portland Communications, the political and communications consultancy headed by Alistair Campbell in London. Gareth has held various committee positions for Young Fine Gael, the youth-wing of Ireland’s government party.
He is interested in all aspects of global affairs, particularly the EU’s response to the ongoing crisis in Syria. Gareth holds a degree in Economics and Political Science from Trinity College, Dublin. Outside of work, Gareth enjoys writing and has had articles published in The Irish Times, Journal.ie, and Buzzfeed.com.