- Global Chief Executive Officer
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- United States
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- B.A., Philosophy, University of Massachusetts
- Strategic Communications
- Strategy Consulting & Research
- Energy, Power & Products
- Financial Institutions
- Healthcare & Life Sciences
- Telecom, Media & Technology (TMT)
Edward Reilly is the Global Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Strategic Communications segment at FTI Consulting and is based in New York. Mr. Reilly is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Throughout his career, Mr. Reilly has provided strategic counsel to clients facing a wide variety of complex issues, focusing particularly on the associated communications challenges. He has led a myriad of innovative communications programs that have advanced the business objectives of his clients in many different industries, including energy, financial institutions, healthcare, telecommunications and transportation.
Mr. Reilly is a nationally recognized communications strategist and business consultant. Adept at identifying the full dimensions of a complicated problem, Mr. Reilly leads teams of consultants in developing a clear communications strategy and mounting multi-disciplinary campaigns to protect and enhance clients’ enterprise value. His extensive background in both political campaign management and attitudinal research makes him particularly suited to solve strategic and complex communications assignments.
Before becoming global CEO, Mr. Reilly served as the segment's President and CEO in the Americas. He was also Head of the segment's Strategy Consulting & Research practice, a specialized offering focused on solving communications challenges through research, analysis and strategic consulting.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Reilly was the Founder and CEO of Westhill Partners, a leading communications consulting firm.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Reilly served as a campaign adviser to prominent public officials throughout the United States and the developing world, overseeing a number of public opinion studies that informed communications campaigns.