Dearbhla Gavin is a reporter and broadcast journalist across BBC Radio 4 and BBC Business online. Before that, she worked freelance at Bloomberg and The Business Post in Ireland and started her career as an intern at Financial Times in London. She covered technology at The Business Post and lived through Dublin becoming the Silicon Valley of Europe and the socio economic impact that continues to have.
She also spent a year working in Geneva covering events at the UN, which gave her a working knowledge of social impact in practice and concepts that are changing our world, like growing populations, the internet of things, climate change and sustainability.
She is hugely interested in how Government, businesses and citizens will work together to face these challenges.