We’ve always been impatient to evolve, but we’ve always taken the time to listen first, ask questions second — and then act.
We deliver more than the expected and more of the unexpected with effective, creative business, community, brand and government communication and advice every day for clients across Australia’s industry sectors.
Because we are who we are, and we do what we say we’re going to do, we’re confident we can say we’ve been there, done that.
And if we haven’t been there before, be assured we’ll know where to find the answer.
When it comes to communication planning, he is a strict adherent to evidence-first, and with this commitment he has delivered some of Australia’s most innovative and awarded persuasive campaigns.
Peter’s best work is managing risk and enhancing opportunity where corporate, government and community interests intersect, but he has a particular passion for the industries and people of rural and regional Australia.
Peter is a director of Porter Novelli Australia, a former director of Carers Victoria and Variety Victoria, a mentor with Leadership Victoria and a pro bono advisor to a number of social benefit organisations.
His commitment to research and insights to uncover creative solutions has delivered award-winning community campaigns for Commonwealth and State governments.
The former General Manager of Porter Novelli Melbourne, Arj has moved to the role of Managing Director at Porter Novelli Sydney, where he leads a team specialising in communications across food, health and wellbeing, property and consumer technology.
Rhys finds the singular story for companies to communicate with complex stakeholders, to help his clients win in business — not just in communicating.
Following an early stint as a broadcast journalist, Rhys moved into strategic communications, developing expertise in corporate communications for consumer-facing companies in the FMCG, retail and primary produce sectors, as well as obtaining significant experience in B2B marketing.
A media and politics devotee, Patrick has a knack for connecting the dots between stories and stakeholders, creating meaningful relationships for his clients.
His knowledge and passion for agriculture and rural communities is built upon his deep family roots in grain and livestock farming in northwest Victoria. This enabled him to establish PN Agribusiness, a specialist team of consultants offering an unmatched working knowledge of agricultural industries and a network of engaged stakeholders across Australia.
Rishu has provided solutions-based counsel to Indian and international companies across various sectors. She has managed tech majors including Oracle, Adobe, Cisco, Microsoft, Hewlett Packard, EMC, Mathworks, Qualcomm, etc in her previous roles. She has also worked with brands across sectors like biotechnology (Avesthagen), healthcare (Piramal Healthcare), education (Rai University, Campus EAI, IET) and other emerging verticals.
Her strong ability to connect with the customer including corporate communications teams and CXOs, and understand their needs enabled her to design solutions depending on their requirements.
Her daily activities include the delivery and execution of content strategies, community management, issues management, influencer outreach, and overseeing a team specialising in video and audio production and design.
Mandy has created internationally recognised work for clients Bupa, Study Melbourne and Dementia Australia. Her interest in emerging technology for social good led to the foundation of jack + bill, Porter Novelli’s offshoot agency dedicated to pro bono work for social causes.
Andie is a consumer brands expert and has devised and implemented successful campaigns for some of the world’s best-known brands including; Nivea, Miele, Meyer Prestige, McDonald’s, DreamWorks, Universal Studios, Elida Faberge – Dove and Johnnie Walker.
She is results-driven and focused on ensuring the programs she develops will deliver results on-time, on-budget and with the highest possible level of creativity.
CPA qualified, Bree is responsible for a range of business functions including national and global level financial reporting, human resources and training, compliance, and business strategy development alongside Porter Novelli Australia’s Chief Executive Officer.
Bree is process and results driven, believing there is always a better way of doing things.
Her passion and expertise lies in the health and wellbeing sector where she works with leading brands, programs and associations including; Kellogg’s Nutrition, Get Healthy at Work (Safework), Australian Mangoes, Australian Lychees, and Diabetes NSW.
Laura understands the often complex and multi-layered stakeholder approach required of public health campaigns, and brings enthusiasm and expertise to every piece of work she leads.