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Paddy o'dea

Client Director

A Client Director at PR360, Paddy advises a range of clients in the corporate, financial and professional services, aviation, transport and telecoms sectors.

Paddy has over eight years’ corporate experience, spanning public relations, banking and telecoms. His remit includes media management, development of communications and social media strategies, content creation and research, crisis communications and client management.

Paddy previously worked with Gibney Communications, where he advised a number of blue-chip clients including KBC Bank, Maynooth University, Capita and Tullamore D.E.W. Whiskey. Prior to this, he spent three years working in Bank of Ireland as part of its NAMA team, in a project management and internal communications capacity. Paddy has also worked with Fleishman Hillard in Dublin and Digicel in Kingston, Jamaica.

He holds an honours bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Dublin City University. As part of his degree, Paddy spent a year studying Political Science and Economics in Arizona State University in the US. He has also completed a postgraduate professional diploma in Crisis Communications with the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) in London.

Outside of work, Paddy can usually be found listening to Second Captains, pontificating on the shifting sands of media and sport, or in a coffee shop buried under newsprint.


Written by Paddy