Commissioner Eddie posing with a COPNI document

Who we are

The Commissioner has a team of people who support him in his role by: 

  • Promoting awareness of older people’s issues.
  • Reviewing and advising government on the provision of laws, policies, and practice in relation to older peoples’ services.
  • Assisting and advocating for older people directly with public authorities 

COPNI is organised into five divisions, headed by experienced staff members.

Our team

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Evelyn Hoy

Chief Executive
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Eddie Lynch

Commissioner for Older People