Scott McQuade communicates and advocates in international development.
Scott McQuade's Bio:
Scott McQuade communicates evidence and policies for UNAIDS, the Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS. Formerly a communications manager for the United Nations in Germany and Japan, Scott was also a Director of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK–the world's largest organization for marketing professionals.
Scott has advised private and public companies, charities and government organizations worldwide. He wrote speeches for Secretaries General of OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) in Austria, and was a journalist, editor and public relations consultant in Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
Qualified with an MBA, political science degree and professional training in negotiations, media interviews, project management, publishing and development, Scott works in public relations and political advocacy, using digital and traditional publishing and social media. Follow him on Twitter: @SEMcQ
Scott McQuade's Experience:
Senior Programme Communication Adviser at UNAIDSAugust 2014 - Present | Geneva, Switzerland
Evidence and Policy Communication Officer at UNAIDSJanuary 2010 - July 2014 | Switzerland
Publishing and communicating to expand UNAIDS leadership in understanding and respond to the global AIDS epidemic.
Chief, Communications Unit at United Nations Volunteers (UNV)February 2007 - April 2010
Led communications for the UN programme on volunteerism. Advocacy, media and public affairs to help organizations and countries to harness and grow volunteerism for peace and development. Managed branding, stakeholder relationships, messaging and communication channels. Supported advocacy, partnerships, fundraising and development programmes in 144 countries.
Publications Officer & Head, UNU Press at United Nations UniversitySeptember 2002 - February 2007
Running a global publishing business (acquisition, production, sales and marketing) from Tokyo, Japan, including digitizing production and distribution, negotiating with channel partners and finding new ways to disseminate content effectively and promote the content originator, UN University.
Board member at Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) UKDecember 2001 - December 2003
Member of the International Board of Trustees, directing the affairs of the world's largest body of professional marketers. Devised new strategy and recruited new CEO and team to make it happen.
International Trustee at Chartered Institute of Marketing2001 - 2003
Directed the strategic development of this world-leading body for marketing professions. Recruited a new CEO, created a new organizational strategy and oversaw commercial operations (as a Director of CIM Ltd)
Managing Director at Platform Communications, AustraliaJuly 2000 - September 2002
Launched and ran this corporate communications agency based in Melbourne, Australia. Clients in IT&C, tertiary education, health, and forestry. Served on the advisory board of a privately held IT company.
Consultant at ehyou.com.au2000 - 2002
Investor relations advisor, managing communications for the public launch of the company
Account Director, Investor Relations at Weber Shandwick, AustraliaJuly 1999 - July 2000
Led the investor relations practice in Australia for one of the world's largest public relations and communications management firms, part of the Interpublic Group of Companies.
Senior Consultant at Baldwin Boyle Shand, SingaporeSeptember 1998 - January 1999
Led teams providing strategic communications advice to the Singapore central bank (MAS) and Visa International Asia-Pacific during the Asian economic crisis.
Editor/Speechwriter at OPEC (Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries), AustriaJuly 1992 - August 1998
Researched and wrote speeches for the Secretaries General of OPEC, edited publications and handled media.
Senior Reporter at Financial Times Group, UKMarch 1990 - February 1992
Finance and investments writer focused on the insurance, banking, and retail financial services industries.
Senior Programme Communications Adviser at UNAIDSAugust 2014 - Present | Switzerland
Improving understanding of UNAIDS strategies and the coherence of the global AIDS response.
Scott McQuade's Education:
Stanford University2004 – 2004SPPC
Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK)1998 – 1998DipMConcentration: Marketing (international, strategy)
University of Warwick - Warwick Business School1994 – 1997MBAConcentration: Finance, Marketing, Technology
Massey University (NZ)1987 – 1994DipBusStud.Concentration: Finance
Wellington Polytechnic (NZ)1985 – 1985Journalism DiplomaConcentration: Journalism (broadcast, indigenous affairs)
Victoria University of Wellington (NZ)1980 – 1984BAConcentration: Political Science
Scott McQuade's Interests & Activities:
Marketing, communication, advocacy, publishing, health, investment.