Liam Herrick

liam-herrickLiam Herrick is Advisor to President Michael D Higgins, appointed in February 2014. Previously Liam was Executive Director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust. Prior to this he was the first head of legislation and policy at the Irish Human Rights Commission. Liam has also worked with the Irish Council of Civil Liberties, the Law Reform Commission and the Department of Foreign Affairs. He is a former Board member of the Children’s Rights Alliance and the Minister for Justice and Equality’s Strategic Review Group on Penal Policy (2012-2014). He graduated from University College Cork with a BCL and LLM and from University College Dublin with a Diploma in Human Rights Law.