Founder and Chairman | NY
David Fenton is the Chairman of Fenton. He founded the agency in 1982 to create communications campaigns for the environment, public health and human rights.
David also leads the agency’s Energy and Climate practice, while also contributing to other NGO, foundation, government and corporate responsibility clients
The National Journal called David “the Robin Hood of public relations,” while PR Week named him “one of the 100 most influential P.R. people.” Some of his best-known campaigns include aiding the rise of MoveOn.org, stimulating the rise of organic food sales, a decade representing Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress, saving swordfish from extinction with a coalition of top chefs, running Yoko Ono’s campaign which successfully stopped fracking in New York State, working with Al Gore and the United Nations on climate change, public health campaigns against tobacco and toxic chemicals, and many others.