Prior to joining Teneo, Niall led the West Coast market development for the strategic communications arm of FTI Consulting. Prior to that, he served as a Director of Public and Government Affairs at the world’s largest business communications consultancy, Financial Dynamics (FD).
During his time with FD, he developed the firm’s public affairs practice in Dublin, and working with colleagues in London, Niall grew the FD business in this area of specialization across Europe and North America, leading to key acquisitions in London, Washington, D.C. and Brussels.
Prior to FD, Niall worked for the Prime Minister of Ireland and was appointed Director of Communications for Fine Gael (Irish branch of the European People’s Party), acting as an advisor on communications strategy for the Rainbow Coalition Government of the mid-90s. He went on to play a leading role for his party in electoral strategy at Irish and European levels and was involved in constitutional referendums that included the Northern Ireland Peace Process.