Niamh Mercer Danher

Senior Account Director - Head of Liverpool City Region


Young Achiever Award

Corp Comms Awards



Douglas Smith Prize / Young Public Affairs Professionals



Niamh is an award-winning corporate communications professional who is skilled in providing the highest-level media relations and communications advice to clients across a range of sectors including tech, sustainability, health, professional services, and the third sector.

Niamh is passionate about designing and implementing communications strategies that protect and uplift her clients’ reputations, and is always determined to deliver the strategically valuable coverage her clients require. She has fostered and maintains positive relationships with journalists across a variety of sectors, and works closely with clients to pinpoint opportunities for media engagement. Niamh is also well versed in supporting clients on crisis communications issues at local and national levels to ensure the upkeep of their hard-earned reputations.

The quality of Niamh’s work has been recognised by national award bodies, having been named Young Communicator of the Year at CorpComms Magazine Awards in 2023, and been shortlisted by the PRCA for the Douglas Smith Prize for Young Public Affairs Professionals in 2019.

Before joining PLMR, Niamh volunteered as a researcher for a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, before joining the British Council to work as a Policy and External Relations Intern. These placements saw her lead on a number of projects, including departmental research and the organisation of parliamentary events.

Niamh graduated from Queen Mary, University of London, with a First Class degree in Politics.

Service Specialisms

Sector Specialisms

Niamh Mercer Danher's Blogs

CrowdStrike and the Global IT Crisis – What is happening? What should those affected do? What should CrowdStrike do?

PLMR’s talent recognised at CorpComms Awards

UK tech investment in decline? Smart money should now be on women

A taste of working abroad through PLMR’s Leadership Exchange Programme

Regulating Big Tech – Learning from the UK and Canada

How can we create a more diverse news agenda?

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PLMR’s crisis communications experience is second to none, and includes pre-emptive and reactive work across traditional and social media channels. We work with a range of organisations to offer critical communication support when they are faced with difficult and challenging scenarios.