Speaker

David Silke

Director Of Research And Corporate Affairs, Housing Agency [IRE]

 David Silke

David is the Director of Research and Corporate Affairs in the Housing Agency, which is a statutory body set up under the aegis of the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government in Ireland. The Agency provides the Department, local authorities and approved (non-profit) housing bodies with support and advice on the delivery of housing and housing services.

David previously worked as a Policy Analyst in the Secretariat of the National Economic and Social Forum (under the aegis of the Prime Minister’s Department) and as a Researcher in the Combat Poverty Agency.  He also worked as a Senior Researcher in the Analytical Services Division of the Department of Social Security (UK).

David has lectured and tutored in social policy at several academic institutions.  His primary degree is in Social Science from University College Dublin and he received his Masters from the London School of Economics.  He is a Chartered Member of the Charted Institute of Housing.

Related sessions
Friday 30 August 2019
08.30am – 10.30am

Plenary session

Four Nations: Perspectives from Ireland, New Zealand, Canada and Australia

Three international speakers will join our final plenary session on Friday 30 August in what is sure to be a fascinating examination of housing policies from around the world. What can Australia learn from likeminded countries when it comes to national approaches to housing our communities? Canada has a similar federated system of government and ... view