Andrew Sharkey has over 30 years’ experience in the communications industry, having previously been a founding director of Ludgate Communications, a partner of Luther Pendragon, CEO of Redleaf Polhill and latterly a director of Smithfield Consultants. He heads up our office in the UK, where he is responsible for client servicing, business development and growth to complement the firm’s Dublin offering.
He specialises in issues management, senior counsel, media relations and messaging in the financial services and corporate areas. Over the years his clients have included HSBC, Barclays, Aviva, Starbucks, Boeing, Royal London Group, Trinity College (London), Charles Schwab, Prudential, Lightsource and The Trustees of The Kodak Pension Plan.
He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, and is currently ranked in the UK National Racketball Rankings in the over 50’s age group!