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Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)


Title: Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)

Name: Joseph Nugent

Native Of: Dublin

Appointed: 2nd August 2016

Joined: 2nd August 2016

Career Highlights:

Joseph Nugent is a long serving public servant and has held senior management positions in a range of public bodies through his career including in the Office of the Attorney General, the Citizens Information Board, the Department of Finance and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Prior to his appointment as Chief Administrative Officer, Mr. Nugent was Chief Executive of the Local Government Management Agency (LGMA), a central resource for the local government sector, providing, procuring and coordinating a range of HR/IR, Finance, ICT and other advisory services for the Local Government sector. 
From 2010 to 2014, Mr. Nugent was Director of Passport Services in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, leading and delivering a series of passport reform initiatives over his five-year term.

MSc in Managing Organisational Performance from Cranfield University.