About the Commissioner
Peter Tyndall was appointed as Commissioner for Environmental Information for Ireland in December 2013. He is also the Ombudsman and Information Commissioner.
Originally from Dublin, Peter previously served as Public Services Ombudsman for Wales. He was formerly Chief Executive of the Arts Council of Wales, Head of Education and Culture for the Welsh Local Government Association and worked in a variety of senior positions in housing and social care, most notably in developing housing and support services for people with intellectual disabilities.
Peter is a member of the Executive Committee of the Ombudsman Association and is currently 2nd Vice Chair of the International Ombudsman Institute having been President of the European region.