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Dr. Peter Rigney


Industrial Officer with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions

Dr. Peter Rigney is responsible for lifelong learning and Vocational Education and Training policy within Congress, in addition to being responsible for the internal Congress education and training programme.


A graduate of TCD, Peter is vice president of CEDEFOP, the European Centre for Vocational Training. He is also a member of the Expert Group on Future Skill Needs, a Board member of Skillnets, the training networks initiative. He is a member of the Governing authority of The National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and of the higher education and training awards council (HETAC).