Head of Directing Division, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions
Elizabeth Howlin has been a prosecutor in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Ireland since 1995. She was appointed an Assistant Deputy Director in 2012, a post she held until late 2021. Since then she has been Acting Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions. Elizabeth represents the Office of the DPP on a range of external groups, including the High Level Group on the Role of the Garda Síochána in the Public Prosecution System, and the Criminal Justice Strategic Committee.
She holds a Bachelor of Law (Hons) degree and is a professional qualified solicitor.