Global Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Communications, FTI Consulting
Steve Clemons is Washington editor at large for The Atlantic and editor of Atlantic Live. He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs.
Clemons is a senior fellow and the founder of the American Strategy Program at the New America Foundation, a centrist think tank in Washington, D.C., where he previously served as executive vice president. He writes and speaks frequently about the D.C. political scene, foreign policy, and national security issues, as well as domestic and global economic-policy challenges.
Edward Reilly is global chief executive officer (CEO) of the FTI Strategic Communications practice and is based in New York.
Throughout his career, Mr. Reilly has provided strategic counsel to clients facing a wide variety of complex issues, focusing particularly on the associated communications challenges. He has led a myriad of innovative communications programs that have advanced the business objectives of his clients in many different industries, including energy, telecommunications, healthcare, financial services and transportation.
Mr. Reilly is a nationally-recognized communications strategist and business consultant. Adept at identifying the full dimensions of a complicated problem, Mr. Reilly leads teams of consultants in developing a clear communications strategy and mounting multi-disciplinary campaigns to protect and enhance clients’ enterprise value. His extensive background in both political campaign management and attitudinal research makes him particularly suited to solve strategic complex communications assignments.
Before becoming global CEO, Mr. Reilly served as the practice’s President and CEO in the Americas. He was also head of the practice's Strategy Consulting & Research team, a specialized offering focused on solving communications challenges through research, analysis and strategic consulting.
Before joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Reilly was founder and CEO of Westhill Partners, a leading communications consulting firm.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Reilly served as a campaign advisor to prominent public officials throughout the United States and the developing world, overseeing a number of public opinion studies that informed communications campaigns.