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Gráinne Walsh

Gráinne, a native of Dublin, heads up the Belfast team and is part of the Connect Group leadership team.  

She has worked across all government departments, and with every party, over the lifetime of four Assembly terms, and has worked extensively at Westminster, as well as in Whitehall and local government.

Adept at negotiating complex policies, Gráinne builds public affairs, consultation, media and communications capacity within organisations, offering expert advice and training to senior executives, elected representatives and statutory officials. She also advises on Community Development Plans and Local Development Plans.

On a national level, Gráinne's recent experience includes supporting clients as they respond to the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Gráinne is a member of the Institute of Directors and the Public Affairs Board of the PRCA, and sits on the board of Arts & Business Northern Ireland.