Peter O'Malley

Peter O'Malley is an independent consultant who has worked on and around Canada's Parliament Hill as a journalist, news editor, communications director and consultant.

He has trained and advised business leaders and senior government officials in effective media relations, taught media relations at Ottawa's Algonquin College, lectured at colleges and universities, and published articles and essays dealing with public policy, communications and the news media. He is a Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Queen's University.

Mr. O’Malley has specialized experienced in conventional and online communications, and can plan and project manage the implementation of dynamic web projects and applications. He was a member of the International Webmaster's Association, and the HTML Writer's Guild. He has advised several large governmental and multinational institutions on web and social media strategies.

For the past 10 years, his work has increasingly focused on international public health issues and risk communications strategies for disease outbreaks. His clients in this area include the Government of Canada and the World Health Organization.

Mr. O’Malley has served on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Public Relations Society (Ottawa), and as a national officer of the Consultants Institute of the Society. He has also served as a board member and board chair for an NGO providing housing and hospice support to people with HIV/AIDS, and as a board member of Heritage Ottawa, a local built-heritage advocacy organization.

Organization: O'Malley Communications Inc.