George Candon (BE)
Senior Director and Head of Crisis Communications at FTI Consulting
George Candon is Senior Director and Head of Crisis Communications at FTI Consulting in Brussels, where he leads on crisis communications, issues management and reputation management. With over 15 years’ experience in international communications, he is a specialist in designing, developing and driving global and regional communications programmes across multiple geographies. He has represented leading blue chip organisations across corporate communications, strategic media relations, B2B communications, crisis communications, and digital and social media. Prior to joining FTI Consulting he was global head of communications at International Post Corporation, before which he was director of the consumer practice at Weber Shandwick Brussels. An Irish national, he has lived and worked in Argentina, France, Germany, Italy and the UK and speaks seven languages. George earned an MSSc in European Politics from the Queen’s University, Belfast, and a BA (Mod) Hons from the University of Dublin (Trinity College), where he read modern languages.