Eddie Shaw joined Carr Communications in 2006 as Head of Public Relations. He now leads a team of PR specialists working with leading clients across a number of sectors: public sector clients on major attitude and behaviour change campaigns; corporate clients on reputation issues; pharmaceutical and healthcare clients on emerging challenges.
He helps all of our PR clients articulate clear communications plans for both internal and external audiences. In addition, his expertise and wide-ranging experience in the area of Risk Management position him as an expert in the area of Crisis Communications.
Eddie has more than thirty years’ business experience at a senior level gained primarily in the Financial Services sector where he held a number of Senior Executive positions. Working in general insurance, life insurance, re-insurance and capital markets - fund management, he was Director of Hibernian Group, Managing Director of Hibernian Insurance, Hibernian Re-insurance and Hibernian Investment Managers. He has served as Vice President and later President of the Insurance Institute of Ireland.
From 1996 to 2005, Eddie was a member of the board of the National Safety Council and the High Level Group on Road Safety, chaired by the Department of Transport. He was Chairman of the National Safety Council from 2000 to 2005.