30 Years’ Experience
Pat Montague is one of the leading consultants working with the not-for-profit sector and – over the last 30 years – has assisted many organisations in delivering progressive social, economic and environmental change. Over that time Pat has supported charities, public sector bodies, campaign groups and trade unions with their:
Advocacy and campaigning;
Strategy development and implementation – including strategies for managing challenging situations;
Capacity building – particularly communications and policy influencing skills.
Pat also provided communications support and advice to former Tánaiste, Joan Burton, and a number of Ministers during the lifetime of the last Government.
Pat Montague has a hard-won reputation for developing and executing innovative and cutting edge campaigns for its clients such as:
Celebration of the first anniversary of the State’s acknowledgement of Traveller Ethnicity (carried out in conjunction with www.persuasionrepublic.ie) ;
Campaign for redress for owners of apartments affected by fire and other defects;
School Secretaries’ campaign for fair pay.
Pat’s ability to develop and execute successful strategic campaigns has been recognised at the PR Excellence Awards on a number of occasions, including for:
Older & Bolder's campaign to get a Government commitment to develop a National Positive Ageing Strategy;
Management of the Office of Tobacco Control's campaign to build compliance with the smoke-free workplace legislation;
Campaign, on both sides of the border, on behalf of the Irish Bank Officials' Association (IBOA) against a programme of wage cuts and job losses planned by Ulster Bank.