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Karl McGrath

Karl McGrath
Project Specialist

Karl is a Project Specialist and his work primarily focuses on research and evaluation. He currently provides support across a number of CES projects, including evaluations of Community Healthcare Network Learning Sites and the Better Start National Early Years Quality Development Service, among others. Karl has a particular interest in research methods, evidence synthesis approaches, and using research to inform policy and practice.

Prior to joining CES, Karl did a number of internships related to prison policy and worked for two homelessness charities with children in residential and emergency state care. Karl was also the lead author of a report on home care for older persons by Home and Community Care Ireland. Karl holds a Bachelor Degree in Social Science, a Diploma in Community Drug and Alcohol Work, and has recently completed a Masters Degree in Criminology.