Susan Davis International
Susan Ann Davis, whose family hails from Cork and Clare, is chairman of Susan Davis International, a global strategic communications firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., with 74 agency partners worldwide. She is internationally known for expertise in reputation management, market entry and expansion, crisis communications, and public affairs. She chaired the landmark U.S.-Ireland Business Summit, creating the groundbreaking U.S.-Ireland R&D Partnership, and spearheaded the Global Irish Forum’s recommendations to create a global Smart Aging hub in Ireland Exchange. Davis is Chair of the Communications Committee and board director of the Ireland Funds; board chair emeritus of Vital Voices Global Partnership begun by Hillary Clinton and supporting emerging women leaders in 144 countries; board chair of RRH Foundation supporting the Zabuli School for girls in Afghanistan; board chair of the Irish American Republicans and of the Irish Breakfast Club; and co-chair emeritus of the Washington Ireland Program Trustees Council.