Micheál Collins, University College Dublin

Dr Micheál Collins is Assistant Professor of Social Policy at University College Dublin. His research interests and publications are in the areas of income distribution, taxation, economic evaluation, pensions policy and public policy.

Gerard Hughes, Trinity Business School

Gerard Hughes is an Adjunct Professor in the Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin. He is a founder member of the European Network for Research on Supplementary Pensions and is a member of the Pension Policy Research Group in Ireland.

Michelle Maher, Maynooth University

Dr Michelle Maher completed a PhD at Maynooth University on the Irish pension system. She is active in both Irish and international pension research networks as a council member of the Pension Policy Research Group and the European Network of Research in Supplementary Pensions. She is an affiliate researcher at the Pension Policy Center in Washington DC. Michelle lectures in public policy and politics at the Department of Sociology, Maynooth University.

Maureen Maloney, NUI Galway

Maureen Maloney is a lecturer at NUIG.  Her teaching interests include Reward Systems, Business Communication and Human Resource Management.  She is completing her PhD on the topic of occupational pensions, using a bounded rationality framework to evaluate the effectiveness of communication policies in promoting reasoned individual pension decisions.  Maureen is a member of the Pension Policy Research Group at Trinity College and the European Network for Research on Supplementary Pensions.

Eamon Murphy, Social Justice Ireland

Eamon Murphy is Economic and Social Analyst at Social Justice Ireland. He holds a BA in Economics and Politics from UCD, and an MA in Social Justice & Public Policy from DCU. His research interests include labour market economics, welfare reform, international trade, pension reform, and taxation.

Jim Stewart, Trinity Business School

Dr Jim Stewart is currently an adjunct professor in Finance in the Trinity Business School. His research interests include pension systems, financing pensions and pensions and capital markets. He has edited several books and published papers on various aspects of pensions systems.