Casey O'Shea | Managing Director | Communications | FTI Consulting
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Casey O'Shea

  • Managing Director
  • T: +1 202 346 8812
  • F: +1 202 312 9101
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    • 1101 K Street NW
    • Suite B100
    • Washington, DC, 20005
    • United States
    • T: +1 202 312 9100
    • F: +1 202 312 9101
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Casey O’Shea is a Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting, and is based in Washington, D.C. He also is part of the segment’s Public Affairs practice and Energy & Natural Resources industry practice.

With a focus on energy policy, assets and security, he serves as a trusted adviser to several of the world’s largest energy companies and trade associations; and is responsible for crafting multifaceted strategies to ensure successful development of assets with an aggregate value exceeding $100 billion. Specific areas of expertise include business strategy; crisis and issues management; cross-border transactions; foreign-direct investment; and market entry.

Prior to his work at FTI Consulting, Mr. O’Shea spent a decade as a leading strategist in the Democratic Party. During the 2008 election cycle, he was a principal strategist for Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives when they gained an historic 24 congressional seats. There, Mr. O’Shea worked with Chairman Chris VanHollen, Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel and Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz to develop grassroots strategies in more than 30 states and 60 congressional districts.

In 2009, Mr. O’Shea founded a strategic communications consulting firm, where he advised outside groups' efforts to pass President Obama’s healthcare reform bill; directed redistricting legal strategy for the Democratic Party; and elected several new members of Congress. Prior to his work with House Democrats he was chief of staff to Congressman Charlie Melancon, where he directed all strategic communications, legislative and international economic development initiatives for the leader of the Blue Dog Coalition; and was a primary policy adviser on the reconstruction of the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.

He holds bachelor’s in political science from the University of Mississippi, and master’s in business administration in international business strategy from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. He also was named a "Rising Star of American Politics" in 2005 by Campaigns and Elections Magazine, and is a member of the International Association of Energy Economics.

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