Why We Are Different
Range of expertise and integrated, senior-led counsel.
Our range of expertise is unlike any other advisory firm in the world. The breadth of our offering and our ability to provide bespoke and seamless advisory services, on either a standalone or integrated basis, makes us truly unique. We deploy highly-specialized, senior-led advisory on behalf of our clients.
The Teneo Way
The Teneo Way is a unique advisory methodology that guides how we provide strategic counsel to our clients; one with a fully-integrated and versatile cross-disciplinary approach.
Our senior-led and highly-specialized team provides around-the-clock counsel that clients trust to inform their most important decisions. Teneo views all risks and opportunities through the eyes of the CEO, while also advising and executing across all levels of an organization.
- Teneo views all risks and opportunities through the eyes of the CEO, while being able to advise and execute across all levels of an organization.
The Teneo Way in Action
Global RelationshipsWe build long-term, trusted relationships with our clients.
Integrated ExecutionWe can bring together diverse experience and expertise to solve any client challenge.
Unparalleled ExperienceWe strive to learn and become experts in all we do for clients every day.
Intellectual CuriosityWe maintain a thirst for knowledge, broad thinking and search for new ideas.
Relentless Focus on Client NeedsAll this is underpinned by a relentless focus on anticipating our client needs and delivering exceptional results.
Declan KellyChairman & CEODeclan Kelly is the Chairman, CEO and a co-founder of Teneo. He is responsible for running all of the company’s operations globally. Declan is an advisor to several of the world’s leading CEOs and corporations and is recognized in particular for his crisis management experience.
Paul KearyCOOPaul Keary is a co-founder of Teneo and COO of the company’s four business segments globally. Prior to Teneo, Paul ran a business and communications strategy consultancy where he advised some of the largest companies in the world on reputational, operational and strategic challenges and opportunities.
Billie Jean King
Teneo is a proud partner of Billie Jean King across her business and philanthropic endeavors. Philanthropy is deeply-ingrained in Teneo’s culture, and we are committed to Billie Jean and the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative to support the next generation of leaders. The BJKLI is an ambitious and motivated endeavor whose sole focus is to move the needle on issues impacting diverse talent globally.
Teneo’s strategic partnership with The Johnson School of Business at Cornell University leverages its executive education expertise to help develop Teneo leaders and other global executives in The Teneo Way. The partnership is designed to help equip the next generation of CEOs and senior executives with the skills and competencies required to combat volatile markets, geopolitical winds and other disruptors facing global businesses. Teneo’s partnership with Cornell also brings together the best minds from around the globe in intimate, unique and private settings to tackle the leadership challenges of today and tomorrow through real-world experiences, dialogue and exchange.
Philanthropy is deeply ingrained in Teneo’s culture, and we are committed to supporting our local communities, as well as major philanthropic institutions around the globe.
The Teneo Foundation has contributed significant time and financial resources, including donations in excess of $1 million a year, to more than two dozen nonprofit and charitable efforts. In addition, Teneo has provided, and continues to provide, pro bono advisory services to a number of nonprofit organizations.
Our philanthropic support and pro bono advisory services not only connect directly with our clients, but engage the time and skills of our people and showcase our company’s values and commitment to the causes we care about.