Edward (Eddie) Burke
Director, Marketing & Communications
Eddie Burke leads Marketing and Communications at Cook Ross. In his role, Eddie brings knowledge and expertise on the complex challenges and issues facing our client organizations today as we move our organization and clients forward in brave bold ways to shape a sustainable and inclusive future. Eddie works on a daily basis with the Executive Team and our team of Consultants to fully support organizations in advancing their diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives in powerful ways.
Previously, Eddie worked as the head of communications and public affairs at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art. Originally from London, England, a life changing move to the U.S. took him to the British Embassy in Washington DC where he led on the UK’s public diplomacy work on Africa advising Embassy leadership, influencing audiences and working with regional, public and private sector organizations.
Eddie is an experienced communications and public affairs specialist with expertise in international, government affairs, media relations, crisis communications, marketing and strategic global partnership building. He believes that the way to making positive change is being the change. This is what led him to join Cook Ross and support the mission of transforming the world, one organization at a time.
Eddie resides with his wife and son in Virginia.