Richard Shakespeare is Chief Executive with responsibility for the
The day-to-day operations of the Council.
Implementation of council decisions.
Working with the elected representatives (Councillors) and council staff to implement DCC's vision for a creative and sustainable city.
Mr Shakespeare is a qualified Landscape Architect and Engineer with over 30 years’ experience in Local Government across a range of different strategic and operational functions.
Before taking up the position of Chief Executive he held the position of Assistant Chief Executive with responsibility for the Planning and Property Development Department and Culture, Recreation and Economic Services here in Dublin City Council.
He has also previously worked for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council as Director of Municipal Services.