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Margaret Coles

Margaret Coles

Green Business Officer, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

Margaret Coles

Margaret is a science graduate and holds a diploma in Education from the National University of Ireland Galway. She began her career in the UK working in Education and Occupational Health and Safety. On returning to Ireland, she worked in the pharmaceutical sector and in hazardous waste management consultancy. In 1999, having completed a Diploma in Public Relations, she was appointed the first ever Environmental Awareness Officer in Dublin City Council. In 2005 she took up her current role as Green Business Officer with Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, to support local businesses reduce their carbon footprint and to honour and showcase the achievements of environmental innovators in the county.