October 21, 2013 – "Europe's Clean Energy Transition 2003-2013: An Irish Perspective" with Eamon Ryan, Party Leader, Irish Green Party; Former Minister for Energy and Communications, Irish GovernmentEamon Ryan, Party Leader, Irish Green Party; Former Minister for Energy and Communications, Irish Government, "Europe's Clean Energy Transition 2003-2013: An Irish Perspective."
Eamon Ryan was first elected to D├íil ├ëireann in 2002. Prior to his appointment as the Party Leader of the Irish Green Party, he was the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources. He was also formerly the Green Party spokesperson for Transport and Enterprise, Trade and Employment and opposition convenor on the Joint Oireachtas Committee for Communication, Marine and Natural Resources.
Before he was elected to the D├íil he set up and ran two businesses, Irish Cycling Safaris and Belfield Bike shop. He was an active member and chairman of the Dublin Cycling Campaign, and from 1995 to 2002 he served on the Advisory Committee of the Dublin Transport Office.
Eamon is married to the writer Victoria White and they have four young children.