Council Member Profile - Dr Daniel O'Hare
Dr O'Hare is a Physical Chemist (Molecular Spectroscopy) who has taught and undertaken research in universities in Ireland, the USA and the UK. Dr O'Hare is the founding President of Dublin City University. Currently, he chairs the Governing Authority of the Milltown Institute of Theology, Dublin Airport Stakeholders Forum and Exploration Station (the national interactive science centre).
He is a member of the Management Board of the Daughters of CHarity, the Edmund Rice Schools Trust, Digitary and Music Generation. He has chaired the Board of Ballymun Regeneration, Beaumont Hospital Board, Expert Group on Future Skills Needs, Task Force on the Physical Sciences and Information Society COmmission. He has also previously been a Board member of Calor Gas, MediaLab Europe and a Consultant to the World Bank and OECD.
He was educated at the Christian Bothers School of Dundalk and went on to complete his Bachelors and Mastesrs of Chemistry in University College Galway. Following this, he completed his PhD at the University of St. Andrews.
Dr O'Hare is Chairman of the Fitness to Practise Committee, the main remit of which is to conduct inquiries into complaints referred by the Preliminary Proceedings Committee against registered medical practitioners. He is also a member of the Nominations SUb-Committee, the Registration Working Group and the Ethics Working Group.