6th December 2023
Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation, Dara Calleary TD, has today chaired the first meeting of the Enterprise Digital Advisory Forum (EDAF) since its recent membership refresh.
The EDAF will continue to support the government in driving the digitalisation of enterprise across Ireland. The forum brings together representatives of indigenous enterprise, multi-national enterprises, and experts in digital technologies and their adoption by enterprise.
Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation, Dara Calleary TD said:
“I am delighted to welcome our new and reappointed members to the Enterprise Digital Advisory Forum today. The renewal of membership was made to take into account new areas of focus under the Work Programme for 2023, and I look forward to reviewing this programme with the members and setting down our new objectives for 2024 in the new year.
“This forum plays a significant role in advising and working with government to drive industry adoption of digital technologies, in line with our commitments under the National AI Strategy and the National Digital Strategy. I look forward to continuing to chair the forum and working with this group of experts to drive a real step change in the level of digitalisation across all enterprises.”
Notes to Editors
Established in May 2022, the Enterprise Digital Advisory Forum plays a key role in advising and working with government to drive industry adoption digital technologies, in accordance with AI –Here for Good: A National AI Strategy for Ireland and Ireland’s National Digital Strategy, Harnessing Digital: The Digital Ireland Framework.
The EDAF supports the implementation of the enterprise aspects of an overall National Digital Strategy (NDS). It provides an important setting for enterprise to be able to provide feedback to government on various challenges and opportunities they identify in relation to digitalisation. This information can then be shared across government using the structures provided for in the National Digital Strategy.
Following an open expression of interest call and assessment process, the membership of the EDAF has been renewed and includes a mix of new appointments and the reappointment of pre-existing members.
Members of the Enterprise Digital Advisory Forum
Government & Regulatory Affairs
Ireland Country Lead
Sure Valley Ventures
Head of Digital Economy Policy
Government Affairs & Public Policy
National Technology Officer
Digital Business Ireland
Public Policy Manager
Digital & Technology Site Lead
Johnson & Johnson
- Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation (Chair)
- Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment
- Department of the Taoiseach
- IDA Ireland
- Enterprise Ireland
- LEO Centre of Excellence
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