Alan DalyGroup Head of Legal at ESB
Alan Daly is Group Head of Legal at ESB, Ireland’s State-owned energy company. He joined ESB in May 2011 and has overall responsibility for ESB’s in-house legal team, which provides legal advice and transactional support to all core areas of ESB’s businesses in Ireland and abroad, including ESB International, ESB’s international engineering consulting business. Alan is an Irish solicitor with extensive Irish and international experience. Prior to joining ESB, he was Assistant General Counsel with Global Crossing, a US owned operator of a global fibre-optic network. He worked with Global Crossing for eleven years, based in New York and Dublin and before that worked as legal counsel with IBM Ireland and in the commercial department of McCann FitzGerald (Dublin & New York). Alan has been recognised in the Legal 500 General Counsel Powerlist for Ireland since 2015; his legal team at ESB was recognised in the Legal 500 list in 2016 for In-House Legal Teams, shortlisted for award at the 2019 Lexology / ACC European Counsel Awards and named as Public Sector In-House Legal Team of the Year at the 2019 Travelers Irish Law Awards.