Keire joined the ESRI in April 2022 as a Policy Officer with the Irish National Contact Point of the European Migration Network, which is based in the ESRI. The overall objective of the EMN is to improve the availability of, and access to, information concerning migration and asylum at European and Member State level in order to support policy and decision-making in the EU.
Keire holds an LLB in Law and French from Trinity College Dublin, and a double MSc in Public Policy and Human Development with a specialisation in Migration Studies from the University of Maastricht and the United Nations University. Her MSc thesis focused on the role of civil society in the provision of integration supports for refugees and asylum seekers in Ireland. Prior to joining the ESRI, Keire worked with the Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund in Geneva, as well as NGOs in The Netherlands, France, and Lebanon focusing on refugee integration and research.