Donnchadh is a Project Officer for the Horizon Europe EmpowerUs project. He has several years’ experience working in academia and on EU-funded research projects. He has worked on a wide range of topics, including social innovation and entrepreneurship, nature-based solutions, co-creation, and social marketing. He is passionate about environmental justice and using participatory bottom-up approaches to contribute to solving climate issues. He has an interdisciplinary background, with a BA in Zoology from Trinity College Dublin and an MSc in Development and Rural Innovation, with a specialisation in Sociology of Development and Change, from Wageningen University and Research.