The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 helps to inform the public about who is lobbying whom about what. Further information is available at

Public service providers must publish a list of designated public officials to:

  • provide the public with the names of designated public officials

  • provide lobbyists with a list they can use for filing a return to the Register

The Designated Public Official within the Office of the Ombudsman is Ms. Elaine Cassidy, Director General.