Justice Daniel O'Keeffe

Daniel O’Keeffe, a retired High Court Judge, was appointed Chairperson of the Standards in Public Office Commission on 11 February 2014.

He was called to the Bar in 1964 having graduated from University College Dublin and the Kings Inns. He practiced at the Bar until his appointment to the High Court in 2008. He was appointed a Senior Counsel in 1985. He qualified as a Charted Accountant.

He was Chairman of the Second Report of the Public Service Benchmarking Body which reported to the Minister for Finance in 2007.

He was Chairman of the Irish Takeover Panel from 1997 to 2008.