Fiona is the Speech and Language Therapy Manager in Tallaght University Hospital. She graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2003 with a BSC (Hons) in Clinical Language Sciences (Speech & Language Therapy) and has worked with adult populations, predominantly neurological, in acute hospital and residential care settings. Fiona obtained an M.Sc in Clinical Speech and Language Studies (Dysphagia) from Trinity College Dublin in 2013 and takes a keen interest in education and research. Fiona has been a member of Council since 2018 and has been Honorary secretary for the 2019/20 term. She has promoted the visibility and development of the profession through engagement with the National HSCP office and the Health and Social Care Professions Alliance, as well as at international level with her role as IASLT CPLOL representative over the past 10 years.