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Molly Toomey

Molly Toomey

Senior Vice President

Molly specializes in strategic communication, media relations, and crisis management for clients including governments, businesses, non-profit organizations, and multilateral institutions. She has lived and worked in Europe, the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America.

Managed global PR for Akinwumi Adesina’s successful campaign for President of the African Development Bank

Managed international media relations and communications for the Nigerian Ministry of Health during the Ebola outbreak

Communications consultant for an EU-funded energy sector privatization project in the MENA region

Communications consultant for various USAID-funded development and humanitarian aid programs in the MENA region

Led international PR for a $1 billion residential housing project financed by Qatari Diar, the real estate arm of the Qatar Investment Authority

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Molly specializes in strategic communication, media relations, and crisis management for clients including governments, businesses, non-profit organizations, and multilateral institutions. She has lived and worked in Europe, the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America.

Molly’s experience includes managing global public relations for Akinwumi Adesina’s successful campaign to be president of the African Development Bank and managing international communications for Nigeria’s Ministry of Health during the 2014 Ebola outbreak. Prior to joining Mercury, Molly developed and executed communications plans for various USAID-funded humanitarian aid and development programs in the MENA region, provided communications consulting for an EU-funded energy sector privatization project in the West Bank, and led the international PR for Rawabi, a $1 billion residential housing project financed by Qatari Diar, the real estate development arm of the Qatar Investment Authority, and Massar International.

Molly is from Chicago. She studied politics and international relations at the University of Iowa.