Giles Keane , a PR and PA expert, runs the Diplomacy practice group at Hill & Knowlton International, Belgium.
Since joining Hill & Knowlton in October 2002, Giles has represented a wide range of clients in communicating to media and public officials on issues including public diplomacy, international trade, sustainability, food safety and technology.
Current and recent clients include the states and government, interest groups from Europe, Africa, Caribbean and Pacific regions, and others like the Special Court for Sierra Leone, the Gates Foundation, Statioil, Visa Europe, and Hewlett Packard.
Giles’ strength lies in his ability to combine his knowledge of policy making and media relations to provide strategic integrated communications counsel.
Prior to joining Hill & Knowlton Giles worked as a trainee in DG External Relations of the European Commission and completed a Masters in European Politics and Administration at the College of Europe, Bruges.
A native of Dublin, Giles' mother tongue is English. He also speaks fluent Spanish and French as well as conversational Italian.