Sebastian leads the media relations and public affairs activities for a number of DHR’s clients and has expertise in undertaking communications audits across different sectors. He delivers DHR’s online communications, media skills and interview preparation training programmes and he also lectures on the MA in Journalism and Public Relations course at Griffith College.
Since 2014, Sebastian has been on the Board of the Liberties Business Forum, which was established by Dublin City Council and represents the interests of large and small businesses and stakeholders in Dublin’s historic Liberties district. He chairs the Forum’s communications and marketing sub-committee.
Prior to joining DHR, Sebastian worked in various roles in the fields of journalism, media monitoring and analysis, and PR and media relations. He holds MA degrees in Communications Studies and English and is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII). Sebastian is a native German speaker and is fluent in French and Italian.
Sebastian has a big interest in all things news, current affairs and arts and culture. Outside of work, he goes to gigs, plays and festivals, likes to explore the hiking trails around Ireland, is an avid runner and a bad, but enthusiastic, sea swimmer. He is also an aspiring inner-city vegetable grower.