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Molly Toomey

Molly Toomey

Managing Director

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 and media relations. She has led work for governments (including at times of war, terror attacks, epidemic/pandemic outbreaks, and economic crisis), political campaigns, multinational companies, start-ups, and NGOs. She has worked extensively in Europe, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, the Caribbean, and North America. Prior to joining Mercury, Molly developed and executed communications plans for USAID-funded humanitarian aid and development programs in the West Bank and Gaza, provided communications consulting for an EU-funded power sector privatization project in the West Bank, and led international PR for a $1 billion urban development project in the West Bank financed by Qatari Diar. Molly is from Chicago and has lived in Europe, the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, and South America.