Establishment of the group
The former Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Arlene Foster, established the Economic Advisory Group (EAG) on the 28 May 2010. The group was established following the recommendation of the Independent Review of Economic Policy, to create a focused group of experts, from economics, business and skills.
The group provides independent advice, to the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, aimed at challenging and developing public policy and strategic thinking on the Northern Ireland and UK economy.
The group is chaired by Ellvena Graham, Chair of the ESB, Ireland’s largest state-owned utility, also Chair of the Belfast Waterfront Hall and a Non-Executive Director of Ulster Bank Ltd. She is also a Board member of NI Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Further information about the EAG, including terms of reference, membership, publications etc can be viewed or downloaded at Economic Advisory Group website.
Any queries regarding the EAG should be referred toEAG Secretariat
Economic Advisory Group
Belfast, BT2 8FD
Telephone: 028 9041 6982