Dr Lucy Fallon – Byrne is an Assistant Secretary within the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform where she is responsible for Public Service Reform and is Programme Director for the Reform and Delivery Office. Lucy has specialist expertise in the areas of organisational development, employee engagement and organisational innovation. She completed her PhD on the dynamics of innovation in Ireland’s Public and Private sector organisations.
Prior to her current appointment, Lucy was Assistant Director General, Head of Corporate Affairs at the Central Statistics Office. Here she had a programme of organisational transformation and development and employee engagement and innovation. Prior to this, Lucy was with the Department of Social Protection and was involved in backing the transformation programme which resulted in the new Intreo service.
Before joining the Department of Social Protection Lucy was Director of the National Centre for Partnership and Performance where she was responsible for driving workplace innovation. She has also worked in the Education Sector and oversaw the development of the new primary school curriculum.