About

Headquartered in Dublin we serve Irish and international clients working with leading companies, brands and organisations to unlock the potential of ideas designed to travel across today’s most influential channels.

Our Philosophy

At the core of FleishmanHillard’s philosophy is the power of true. True speaks to who we are and how we work every day. The values and principles articulated in our philosophy include respect and teamwork, ethical behaviour and transparent business practices, and relationship-driven client service that achieves meaningful results. Our values unite FleishmanHillard into a talented and committed team working across continents and cultures on behalf of our clients.

Our Leadership

John Saunders

John Saunders

President & CEO

Executive Message

Today’s business and political environment is among the most dynamic in our lifetime. In one-way or another, each of us is participating in our global economy, along with the risks and rewards. As the world has become increasingly hyper-connected, our clients play on stages that grow larger every day.

FleishmanHillard in Ireland is committed to helping companies, brands and organizations navigate a world in flux. A world fueled by digital and social communications. That means creating ideas that carry messages across new and traditional channels, to reach the right audiences where and when they tune in. It means developing crisis response strategies that keep pace with news at the speed of now. It means helping to close the gap between what audiences expect from a brand and their actual experience.

We provide counsel grounded in reality, telling it like it is. We provide a worldview, from our truly connected global network of colleagues with deep understanding of cultures and social implications. We leverage research and analytics to reveal business-defining insights that will change outcomes. We push beyond the obvious to arrive at creative and fully-integrated magnetic ideas that move minds and change behaviors. And, we lead by example and operate at the highest level of integrity and ethical decision-making.

Most importantly, we believe in shared success, and welcome the opportunity to help you solve your business problems.

Our Team

Astrid Brennan

Astrid Brennan

Astrid Brennan joined FleishmanHillard in June 2006 after completing her post-graduate diploma in PR from...

Orla Burke

Orla Burke

Orla Burke is an award-winning senior communications professional with proven expertise in strategic counsel, brand-building,...

Ruth Burnside

Ruth Burnside

Ruth Burnside has over 15 years’ experience advising companies across Ireland on effective communications strategies...

Julian Davis

Julian Davis

He began his career as a teacher before moving to RTE to become a sports...

Eilish Joyce

Eilish Joyce

Eilish Joyce has over 14 years’ experience in the PR industry and specialises in corporate...

Gill Madden

Gill Madden

Gill Madden is a member of the senior management team at FleishmanHillard’s Dublin office. She...

Brian Melarkey

Brian Melarkey

Brian Melarkey began his working life in the arts and made the shift to communications...

Mark Mortell

Mark Mortell

Mark Mortell joined FleishmanHillard in 2002 and provides senior counsel to clients across corporate communications,...

Suzanne Murray

Suzanne Murray

Suzanne Murray is a member of the senior management team at FleishmanHillard’s Dublin office. She...

James Dunny

James Dunny

James Dunny helps lead FleishmanHillard’s crisis practice group, providing corporate communications to clients from many...

Rhona Blake

Rhona Blake

As general manager of FleishmanHillard’s Dublin office, Rhona Blake counsels clients on consumer marketing, business...