Suzanne Costello

CEO, Institute of Public Health, Ireland

Suzanne is the Chief Executive of the Institute of Public Health. She has overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the Institute. With a background in senior management across a range of health and social issues, Suzanne joined the Institute as Chief Executive at the end of 2018. Prior to joining the Institute, Suzanne served at the CEO of Alcohol Action Ireland and also acted as the Interim Policy Programme Lead for the HSE’s Alcohol Programme. Suzanne was Samaritans Executive Director for Ireland for six years. Suzanne has a primary degree in Social Science from University College Dublin, an MBS, and a Professional Diploma in Strategy, Innovation and Change from the Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business and was a member of the inaugural Healthy Ireland Council.