Ciara Eastell is the chief executive of Libraries Unlimited and an ex officio trustee.

Eastell has over 20 years’ experience as a chartered librarian and is the former head of libraries, culture ,and heritage for Devon County Council. She has previously managed libraries in Gateshead, Cambridgeshire, and Somerset. 

Eastell was previously president of the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) from 2014-2016 and is a member of the British Library's Advisory Council. She was awarded an OBE in the New Year's Honours 2017 for services to libraries.

Last Updated: May 31, 2017