Quality Results From A Talented Team

Our people come from backgrounds spanning public relations, journalism, financial markets and government, in Australia, Asia and Europe, bringing a depth and breadth of communications experience to every client strategy. Supporting the team is a network of specialist consultants and affiliates, providing our clients with niche expertise and extended geographical reach where required.  Delivering successful outcomes for your organisation is at the core of our professional practice. Our Directors guide the ongoing development of the business and are active in every client account. They provide leadership to the broader team to deliver you multi-layered perspectives, industry insight, business and political savvy, trustworthy advice, and influential networks.

Our People

Robyn Sefiani

Founder, CEO & Reputation Counsel

Nick Owens

Director and Partner

Mandy Galmes

Managing Director and Partner

Tina Peng

General Manager – Finance & Operations

Neeley Williams

Associate Director

Nicole Thurston

Director Strategy & Creative

Julia Hoy

Sustainability Lead

Georgia Bennett

Senior Account Director

Iain Waterman

Account Director

Kate Skokan

Account Director

Therese Raft

Senior Consultant

David Bass

Senior Advisor, Technology & Telco

Taylor Campbell

Content Director

Caitlin Ryan

Senior Account Manager

Luke Ireland

Account Manager

Shannon O’Mara

Account Manager

Suzanne Solaiman

Account Executive

Frances Du

Account Executive

Rachel Daniel

Account Executive

Jacinta Pal

Account Coordinator

Gabrielle Strosberg

Account Coordinator

Senior Advisory Panel

In addition to our in-house team of talented consultants, we also work with a number of long-term trusted senior advisers. Our panel consists of specialists and experts from diverse industries and professional backgrounds and our clients have the benefit of access to their knowledge and expertise. These include:

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Sean Aylmer

Senior Journalist and Economist


Sean is the former editorial director of Fairfax where he was the most senior journalist for The Australian Financial Review, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. With his sharp news sense, Sean is one of the country’s leading content specialists and is also the voice of the Fear and Greed business news podcast, every weekday morning from 6.30am. He also led the digital transformation of Fairfax prior to its acquisition by Nine.

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Christine Heard

Media Interview Skills Trainer …………. ………… ………………………


With a background as a journalist and communications specialist at the ABC, SBS and various private news organisations spanning more than 20 years, Christine is an accredited media trainer, and is well-placed to guide clients in preparation for interviews, message development, handling tricky questions and responding to crises.

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Harold Shapiro

Senior Advisor, Investor Relations


With over 40 years of stockbroking experience in Australia, South Africa and the United States and as founder and former Managing Director of Shaw Stockbroking, Harold has a wealth of expertise in capital markets. He was voted Stockbroker of the Year and a Member of the Australian Stockbrokers’ Hall of Fame by the Australian Stockbroking Foundation in 2009.

With his vast knowledge and experience in capital markets, Harold is well placed to assist clients seeking to connect with institutional fund managers, stockbrokers & research analysts.