GFC Consulting, as the only specialised public affairs consultancy in Ireland, has nearly 15 years experience in advising private and public sector clients on regulatory, legislative and government matters. With extensive contacts in the current Government, and at departmental level, we are uniquely positioned to lead a public affairs strategy engaging with key stake holders. On an ongoing basis we provide our clients with strategic counsel, and assist them in addressing the political environment affecting their operations.
GFC Consulting has worked across a wide number of sectors including the financial services industry, technology, education and transport to implement changes and execute successful campaigns for clients on:
• Building strategic and relationships
• Political contact programmes
• Legislative changes
• New policy initiatives
• Responses on budgetary and taxation measures.
Garrett Fennell, Managing Director
Garrett Fennell, Managing Director has an established record of advising a wide range of Irish and international companies, organisations and institutions on public policy issues across many sectors. In particular, this has involved advising companies on devising and implementing strategies to address governmental and political audiences.
Garrett Fennell formerly worked with the ESB in the Customer Services Business Unit as a Public Affairs Consultant. This involved advising the Business Unit on external issues relating to market liberalisation and providing an external perspective on key changes to the business in preparation for a competitive market. Prior to working with the ESB, Garrett Fennell was a solicitor with McCann FitzGerald in Dublin. During this time Garrett spent a considerable period based in Brussels advising clients on matters of EU law. Garrett has also worked with the Department of the Taoiseach and a Dublin based PR consultancy.