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Paul Gallagher

Senior Managing Director
Washington, D.C.

Paul is a Senior Managing Director with Teneo.

Prior to joining Teneo, Paul led the U.S. Crisis Practice at Burson-Marsteller (B-M). In that capacity, he helped B-M’s clients manage a wide variety of crisis situations including government investigations related to: insider trading; FCPA and mortgage lending issues; shareholder lawsuits and proxy fights; medical and financial data security breaches; industrial/environmental accidents; product recalls; white-collar crime; corporate campaigns; activist protests; and complex litigation.

Prior to joining B-M, Paul was Director of Media Strategy for Manning Selvage & Lee (MS&L), part of the Publicis Group of companies. While at MS&L, he handled a number of high-profile, media-intensive crisis situations involving mine and plant safety, workplace discrimination, drug safety and patient trials.

From 1996-2006, Paul worked as a producer for Mike Wallace at the CBS News program “60 Minutes.” He won numerous awards for his work, including the 2002 Investigative Reporters & Editors Medal for an investigation of the U.S. Marine Corps’ troubled “Osprey” aircraft program. Paul has also reported for The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Associated Press and National Public Radio.

Paul has a master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.