Louise Walsh - PR


Louise is a communications professional with over 10 years’ experience across both agency and in-house roles. She joined Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland as External Communications Manager in 2022 and previously spent eight years with Drury, as a Director in its Corporate and Financial PR team working for clients including Cairn Homes, Three Ireland, Ulster Bank and Musgrave.

At Coca-Cola HBC, Louise leads all external communications activity across areas including sustainability, employer branding and public engagement initiatives such as Designated Driver, YouthEmpowered and partnerships with FoodCloud and FareShare NI. She also leads the strategy and rollout of internal communications creating fully integrated campaigns designed to engage over 700 employees across the island of Ireland. Louise brings strategic thinking and insights to her work to deliver impactful communications campaigns.

Louise was awarded Young Communications Professional of the Year in 2018 by the PRCA. She holds a BA in English and New Media from the University of Limerick, an MA in Public Relations from Dublin Institute of Technology and in 2020 she received a Distinction from the Institute of Banking for the Professional Certificate in Responsible and Sustainable Finance.