Kathleen is the Sustainability Portfolio Coordinator of Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), a state agency providing and national road, cycling, and light rail infrastructure and services in the Republic of Ireland. Having a specific interest in gender equality, travel equity and active travel, Kathleen currently also works on an Accessibility Podcast developed by TII, and a study exploring female participation in active travel which builds on findings of TII’s ‘Travelling in a Woman’s Shoes’ study that was published in 2020.
Since 2008 Kathleen has been working in various roles on Luas, the light rail system in Dublin. She holds a BEng (Hons) in Structural Engineering and an MSc in Sustainable Transport and Mobility.
Kathleen is a member of the ‘Research in Mobility’ Committee and ‘Diversity & Inclusion’ Working Group within UITP, and the European Commission’s ‘Ambassadors for Diversity in Transport Network’.