Paul Dillon has worked on qualitative and policy research projects for clients including PATH, the Department of Science & Technology of the Government of South Africa, Mitsubishi, ViiV and UEMO, The European Union of General Practitioners.
Paul is an experienced communications and public affairs professional with a career spanning 30 years. His experience includes working as group editor of a publishing organisation specialising in medical and scientific magazines and writing health-related documentaries for national television and independent companies. He was managing director of Hill and Knowlton Ireland before establishing his own consultancy specialising in health communications. He co-founded the Irish Medical Organisation Training Centre and created a wide range of communications training modules for medical professionals. Paul has worked for the Department of Health and Children in Ireland where he developed a national sexual-health educational campaign. He has extensive experience providing communications services for the pharmaceutical industry, including manufacturing, retail, and ethical aspects of business.
- Communications management
- Communications strategy and planning
- Crisis management
- Crisis communications training
- Public affairs
In recent years, Paul has been focusing on programmes related to overseas development aid. Clients have included
- the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
- the Rockefeller Foundation
- the Hewlett Foundation
- European Union
- Associate at Baird’s CMC
- Independent communications consultant