Ms Sharon O’Connor was appointed by the Education Minister as the first Chairperson of the Education Authority.  

Sharon O'ConnorShe is a Chartered Director with over twenty five years experience, a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel Development and is also professionally qualified in Marketing.

Most recently, Sharon led the acclaimed Derry ~ Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013 as the Town Clerk and Chief Executive of Derry City Council.

With a background in business, she joined local government in 2000 and was named Public Sector Director of the year in 2009/10 by the Institute of Directors NI.

Last updated: 11/02/2020