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Tony Gaynor

Tony Gaynor

Executive Secretary, RIA

Royal Irish Academy

PhD, History, Trinity College Dublin
DRI Role

Board member



Dr Tony Gaynor is Executive Secretary of the Royal Irish Academy.

Dr Tony Gaynor has a PhD in History from Trinity College Dublin and professional qualifications in management, public policy, governance, and strategic planning. He has twenty years’ experience in the public service, most recently in the Department of Education and Skills, where he has been responsible for developing policies for the funding, regulation, access to and quality assurance of higher education. Dr. Gaynor has also previously worked within the higher education sector teaching history on a part-time basis for twenty years.