New Directors appointed to PRII National Council

The PRII National Council has appointed Joan Mulvihill, Digitalisation Lead for Siemens in Ireland, and Laura Wall, Group Account Director, Public Relations and Advocacy, THINKHOUSE.

Joan Mulvihill, Digitalisation Lead for Siemens in Ireland, is at the forefront of driving technology adoption in Ireland for the past decade.  Previously CEO of the Irish Internet Association and Centre Director for the Irish Centre for Cloud Computing, Joan’s role in leading digitalisation for Siemens’s customers builds on her understanding of the needs of Irish business to create sustainable value. 

Laura Wall leads the Public Relations and Advocacy team at THINKHOUSE, the digital-first agency that includes The Youth Lab which helps brands connect with18 to 35 year-olds. Laura has over ten years agency experience in Ireland and the UK, working with consumer brands on both global and local consumer campaigns. She is also a member of The Purpose Disruptors Ireland, a group of communication professionals who advocate for planet-positive communication strategies, thinking and practice.

New PRII Directors Joan Mulvihill and Laura Wall MPRII.

They join Padraig McKeon, FPRII (President); David Geary, MPRII (Vice-President); Jason Kiernan, MPRII (Company Secretary); Eoin Kennedy, MPRII; Aileen Power, MPRII and Dr Karl Anderson, MPRII.

Speaking on the new appointments, President of PRII Padraig McKeon said,

“Joan and Laura bring different experiences and perspectives which will benefit the direction the Council can provide to the work of the Institute, outcomes for members, and its capability to evolve in an ever-changing sector.”

David Geary MPRII, Vice President and Honorary Treasurer.


David Geary, Vice President, has been appointed Honorary Treasurer of the Institute.

David is the Assistant General Secretary /Director of Communication of the INTO.




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