Declan Moore was Chief Executive Officer of National Geographic Partners at Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. from November 2015 until March 2018. Prior to the Formation of National Geographic Partners, Mr. Moore served as the Chief Media Officer and Executive Vice President at National Geographic Society. He was responsible for all editions of National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, National Geographic Kids/Little Kids and History magazines, as well as Book Publishing, Digital Media, Television Production, Travel, Licensing and the Society’s in-house representation agency: Nat Geo Creative.
Mr. Moore started with National Geographic in 1995 as Product Manager for International Video and progressed to the international publishing division in 1999 where, as Director of Marketing and Business Development, he created marketing programs and managed marketing services for the global network of 33 local-language editions of National Geographic magazine, multiple local-language editions of NG Kids magazine and more than 150 local-language editions of NG books and electronic media.
He moved to London in 2004 where he ran the international advertising business for the magazine, returning to Washington in 2009 to run the English and local language publishing businesses.
Prior to joining National Geographic, he worked for Pennsylvania-based direct marketer The Franklin Mint as European Sales Manager, managing both housefile and media promotions. Prior to immigrating to the United States in 1992 from Dublin, Ireland, he served as the Product Manager for the Volkswagen Audi division of Motor Distributors Limited (franchisee at the time for VW Audi in Ireland).
He recently founded a boutique global media strategy advisory group- Steel Cut Media Advisors LLC.
Mr. Moore graduated with a commerce degree from University College Dublin and holds an MBA in Finance from the Kogod School of Business at American University.
He is married to Laurel Shuler Moore and they reside in Washington D.C.