Melanie Farrell, Chairperson

Melanie Farrell is a Senior Director in FTI Consulting’s Strategic Communications practice. Melanie advises domestic and international clients across a broad range of sectors on various elements of strategic communications. She has extensive experience in internal and external communications, media relations, corporate reputation, public affairs, stakeholder engagement and crisis communications.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Melanie worked as a Marketing Executive for a financial advisory company, where she developed her marketing and branding skills while focusing on corporate reputation.

Melanie has been on the Board since 2017, initially appointed to advise on communications and strategy. She was appointed to the position of Chairperson in February 2020.

Melanie holds a primary degree in Communications and a Masters in Marketing, both from Dublin City University.