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David A. Kalson

Partner (New York)

David A. Kalson, PartnerDavid A. Kalson, a 30-year veteran of the public relations industry, has worked extensively with scientific, energy and environmental industries and is an expert in crisis communications. Kalson has also developed state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative monitoring and analysis techniques to track and enhance client reputations.

Previously, Kalson was a Senior Partner with communications firm Post+Beam, served as CEO of Ricochet Public Relations and was Executive Managing Director of RF Binder, part of the Ruder Finn Group. He was Senior Vice President/General Manager of the NY Office of the E. Bruce Harrison Company and was Vice President at Hill and Knowlton in its Division of Scientific, Technical, and Environmental Affairs. Kalson also was Manager of Public Information for the American Institute of Physics where he created and for eight years produced “Science TV Report,” short science news reports syndicated nationally to local news programs.

He has counseled international energy and energy infrastructure companies including Entergy, Bechtel, Repsol, Areva, Cannaport LNG, NRG Energy and New York Regional Interconnect on issues relating to oil and gas production, pipelines, nuclear power and public safety, nuclear waste disposal, renewable sources, transmission lines and smart grids. Kalson has also provided sustainability communications strategies for financial service and consumer products companies such as Bank of America and Staples. Kalson teaches crisis communications at the Fordham University Graduate School of Business and has been an invited lecturer and symposium arranger for the American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Association of Science Writers, Johns Hopkins University, Iona University, the Institute of Public Relations, the American Physical Society, the Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives and the Cause Marketing Forum.

720 Milton Road
Rye, NY 10580
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