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

Robyn Sefiani

President ANZ & Reputation Counsel

Mandy Galmes

Managing Partner Australia

Nick Owens

President – Corporate & Crisis Communications

Tina Peng

Finance and Operations Director

Julia Hoy

Sustainability Lead & Associate Partner

Georgia Bennett

Associate Director

Iain Waterman

Associate Director

Alice Spraggon, Head of Editorial Content

Alice Spraggon

Head of Editorial Content

Kate Skokan

Account Director

David Bass

Senior Advisor, Technology & Telco

Aprille Lim, Sefiani Account Director

Aprille Lim

Account Director

Shannon O’Mara

Senior Account Manager

Luke Ireland

Senior Account Manager

Katherine Alstead

Account Manager

Georgie Mac Smith

Senior Account Executive

Suzanne Kennedy

Senior Account Executive

Briant Longabela

Briant Longabela

Account Executive

Rochelle Abdallah

Account Coordinator

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Stephanie Loker

Admin/PR 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.