Aoife is a Project Specialist at CES working primarily in research and evaluation. She joined CES with a passion for improving public services and the quality of evidence used to develop them. Aoife has worked on a range of national evaluations to date, including of the Better Start Quality Development Service (QDS) and the pilot implementation of the Community Healthcare Network model (CHN).
Aoife holds a PhD and MSc in Psychology from Maynooth University. She is also a Fulbright scholar and completed her fellowship at the Kinsey Institute for Sex, Gender and Reproduction at Indiana University (US). Prior to joining CES, she worked in research and project management in the non-profit sector, in areas such as women's rights, early years, and public health.