CEO, Ogilvy Public Relations Australia
Kieran has almost 30 years’ experience in PR covering public relations strategy development and implementation, reputation and crisis management and corporate positioning for business to business and consumer focused companies both in the UK and Australia. As Ogilvy PR Australia CEO, she is responsible for the specialist businesses that fall within the Group: Howorth; Ogilvy Impact; Pulse; Parker & Partners; and Ogilvy PR Health. Ogilvy Public Relations Australia is the largest PR companies in Australia with 120 people and offices in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne.
In addition to her role at Ogilvy PR Australia, Kieran is the CEO, PR and PA for WPPAUNZ which sees her support the businesses of more than 20 agencies in Australia. She is a Fellow of the PRIA, sits on the strategy board of the Climate Institute, is a business mentor to small Australian organisations working in social justice and in 2015 joined the worldwide board for Ogilvy PR.
Before returning to Australia, Kieran worked for 12 years (and was a board director and shareholder for eight of those years) with one of Europe’s largest independent PR agencies with offices in England, Scotland, France and Germany.