Hon. Justin Green, FPRII (Life), Hon Fellow APRA, Hon Fellow PRSK
Global Ambassador African Public Relations Association & Public Relations Society of Kenya
President, Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management
Former President & current Vice President Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII)
Founder & Managing Director, Wide Awake Communications
Justin Green is one of the most experienced and an award-winning Communications consultant with over 25 years’ experience across the Entertainment, Marketing and Public Relations Industry. In that time Justin has worked with some of the biggest names in the world of entertainment as well as major events, including the historic visits of Presidents Obama and Clinton to Ireland, the MTV Europe Music Awards, the Special Olympics World Games and the official Government New Year and Millennium Celebrations. In addition, he has worked with European and International Government Ministers and Departments from a wide range of countries, as well as with the European Union and African Union representatives, Law Enforcement Agencies, international consumer agencies and global brands.
Justin is Global Ambassador for the African Public Relations Association and Public Relations Society of Kenya and was awarded Honorary Fellowships by both organisations. He is a former President of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII) and current Vice President. He received a special Award for his outstanding contribution to the global industry at the world PR Forum in 2015. In 2017, the Irish PR industry (PRII) awarded Justin a ‘Life Fellowship’, the highest honour within the industry in recognition of his significant contribution to the profession.
Justin is President of the Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management, the confederation that represents over 160,000 practitioners and academics around the world. In February, Justin was appointed to the Public Relations World Ethics and Standards Task Force established in Madrid, Spain 2018.
In addition, Justin has also had his research and written work published extensively worldwide including the widely acclaimed ‘Let’s Celebrate 2017 – The Cultural and Economic Contribution of Live Entertainment Events in Ireland’, ‘PR & Communications Management in a Regulated Environment’: ‘The Opportunities, Lessons and Experiences from Europe 2011’: the official ‘Report into the Phoenix Park 2012 concerts’: ‘Digital Communications Research Strategy 2015’ and Ireland’s National Police Force (An Garda Síochana) ‘Official Protocol for the Policing of Outdoor Events’ which was implemented by stakeholders in 2013.
Justin received an ‘Outstanding Contribution’ Award to the Live Entertainment Industry and was singled out for a special recognition award by the President of Ireland, Micheal D Higgins for his ‘Let’s Celebrate’ 2017 publication.
Amongst some of the global superstars Justin has worked with are: Eminem, U2, David Bowie, Rolling Stones, Beyonce, Coldplay, Madonna, Jay Z, One Direction, Prince and Taylor Swift.
A Director of Wide Awake Communications – an independent private communications company – Justin has also forged closed links with and advised national bodies such as Law enforcement agencies, sporting bodies, government agencies, charities and businesses.