At Agenda Global, Gerges Scott leads the energy unit that helps industry clients overcome challenges related to regulatory, government, media and community support. He also heads the company’s Media and Community Relations Unit, drawing on his extensive broadcast and journalism experience to advise on broad media strategies, addresses crisis communications challenges and create custom media training programs.
Gerges has represented an array of organizations – from industry coalitions to actively producing energy companies. He also has a blended background in extractive and alternative energy and specific knowledge of issues related to oil, gas, uranium, solar and coal development – as well as land use, water and other industry issues.
Gerges comes to the company with more than 30 years of combined professional experience in the media and government sectors. During his accomplished broadcast career Gerges served in several capacities, having been a reporter, producer and executive producer at both the affiliate and network level, where he developed stories and covered everything from major breaking headlines to in-depth investigative pieces. He now shares his insider knowledge of news and the media among the Agenda team – and with clients facing tough media challenges. He is also a Policy Advisor for The Heartland Institute.
As communications director for the New Mexico Corrections Department during the Gary Johnson Administration, Gerges developed his expertise in crisis communications strategy and federal regulatory and legislative issues-institutional knowledge that has proven particularly valuable in navigating the political intricacies inherent to the energy and natural resources industry.