Noel Curran Director General, European Broadcasting Union (EBU)

Noel became Director General of the EBU in September 2017. He was formerly the Director General, Managing Director of Television and Editor of Current Affairs of RTÉ. A strong and long-time advocate of public service media, Noel’s investigative documentaries won numerous awards in Ireland and internationally. He was Executive Producer on a range of live television events, including General Elections, European Elections and the Eurovision Song Contest in 1997. Noel graduated from Dublin City University with a degree in Communication Studies and later attended a postgraduate course at Trinity College Dublin in European Studies, where his research was specifically on European Broadcasting Policy.