Digital Ministerial


Jean Carberry


Assistant Secretary, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment


Jean Carberry leads the EU, Digital and Access to Finance Division of Ireland's Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment. She is responsible for domestic and EU digital policy, including leading Ireland’s positions on EU digital, data and artificial intelligence policy and regulation proposals, and on enterprise adoption of digital technologies, including artificial intelligence. Jean led the development of Ireland’s AI Strategy, published in July 2021, and is responsible for implementation of the enterprise strand of the strategy. Jean is also responsible for EU affairs, Access to Finance and State aid policy. Before she joined the civil service, Jean worked for AXA, Standard & Poor’s and Ernst & Young. Jean is a Chartered Accountant and has an MBA in Finance from Fordham University in New York, USA.