Orla Clancy is founder and editor-in-chief at Strategic, an international public relations and communications magazine for business leaders in all sectors.

Orla is a consultant in communications, strategy and stakeholder engagement. She has 12 years of consultancy and in-house experience and represents professionals and organisations on an international, national, regional and local level.

With a passion for writing, Orla is a strategic thinker. Her work style is self-directed and collaborative.

Orla’s expertise includes:

  • Brand strategy
  • Content creation
  • Crisis and issues management
  • Event management
  • Internal and external communications
  • Magazine editing
  • Media relations and training
  • Stakeholder management and engagement
  • Strategic counsel
  • Writing


  • Certificate in Crisis Communications and Issues Management from the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII).
  • Certificate in PR Account Management from the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII). 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Public Relations and Event Management from the Fitzwilliam Institute (accredited by the PRII).
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Accounting from the University of Limerick (UL).


  • Ireland: Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII)
  • USA: Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
  • UK: Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA)


Email: contact@orlaclancy.com

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