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Meet the team

Our consultants have provided policy, regulatory and communications support to State and Federal Ministers, government departments and government agencies, advised Australia’s biggest corporations and produced successful campaigns for social media, television, radio and print.

Damian Mannix

DIRECTOR
Damian works closely with CEOs, board members and senior executives to find co-ordinated solutions to complex issues.

James McGarvey

DIRECTOR
James works with CEOs, boards and senior management on major projects that require sensitive handling.

Rhiannon Carter-Buntman

SENIOR CONSULTANT
Rhiannon is an experienced political and policy professional with deep knowledge of government, strong communication skills and a proven track record in solving complex problems.

Kate Downward

CONSULTANT
Kate has an extensive background in the university and local government sectors, as well as with the Australian Bureau of Statistics..

Seamus Bradley

DIRECTOR
Award-winning journalist and editor, Seamus draws on his news experience to provide solutions in all media channels.

Sofia Dedes

SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Sofia Dedes is an industry leading communications community/stakeholder and government relations professional.

Peter Cohen

DIRECTOR
Peter is the former Executive Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation.

Chris Owner

SENIOR CONSULTANT
Chris has a deep interest in politics and has worked in ministerial offices as a senior adviser.

Phil Reed

SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Phil mentors senior business leaders with an emphasis on helping navigate the public affairs landscape.

Dominica Ryan

SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Dominica has extensive experience leading strategy, projects and public policy at State and Federal Government level.

Richard Allsop

SENIOR ASSOCIATE
Richard has extensive experience as both an adviser in government and as a communications specialist in the private sector.

Christina Carter

GRAPHIC DESIGN
Christina Carter is a highly accomplished graphic designer with experience including art direction, branding, magazines, annual reports, newspapers, websites, and product packaging