Public Policy

March 6, 2019

Cathal Lee joins Instinctif Partners Dublin as Associate Director


We are pleased to announce the appointment of Cathal Lee, who joins Instinctif Partners Dublin as Associate Director.

Lee brings a wealth of public affairs and corporate communications expertise, with 16 years’ industry experience, to our Public Policy-focused Dublin office.

Formerly a political adviser in the Houses of the Oireachtas (Irish Parliament) Lee subsequently managed public affairs for the Construction Industry Federation (CIF).

Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer of Lee Communications, a company he established in 2011 to provide public affairs and corporate communications support to a large number of organisations and businesses.

Over the course of his career Lee has advised businesses of all sizes, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to high growth technology start-ups. Lee has also advised business associations, member organisations, non-governmental organisations and political leaders on public affairs strategies and corporate communications. Lee is an advisory board member of Asia Matters, Ireland’s only Asia think tank.

The appointment further strengthens Instinctif Partners Dublin, specialising in services across public affairs and public relations, including strategic communications, political reputation management and media training.

“It is an exciting time to work in public affairs and I am thrilled to join Instinctif Partners,” said Lee. “Working in public affairs I was aware of the great work of Instinctif Partners in Ireland and around the world, therefore my decision to join the Instinctif team was an easy decision to make.”

Lucy C. Cronin, Managing Partner of Instinctif Partners Dublin, added: “we are thrilled that Cathal has joined our growing team at Instinctif Partners in Dublin. His extensive expertise will add significant value to not only our Irish clients but also to clients across the Instinctif Partners Global offices.”