David Walsh

Assistant Secretary, Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government

Dave Walsh is Assistant Secretary over the Planning, Land Management and Housing Market Policy Division in the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government, with overall responsibility for forward planning, including preparation of Ireland 2040: Our Plan, the new National Planning Framework, general planning policy, governance and oversight of An Bord Pleanála, as well as a broader role in coordinating overall implementation of Rebuilding Ireland, the Government’s Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness with a particular focus on developing, integrating and implementing policies on active land management and sustainable urban and regional development matters to help address the current shortfall in housing activity.