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Our Group Director Richard Lenarduzzi, is one of Australia’s most highly regarded public affairs professionals, with over 25 years’ experience in media, politics and corporate affairs.
Richard has worked as a journalist and news reporter at Fairfax, News Corporation, Channel 7 and 9; a Senior Press Secretary and Policy Advisor to a NSW Cabinet Minister and Attorney General and the Public Affairs Manager at one of Australia’s top PR firms.
Richard maintains strong relationships with senior journalists, Government Ministers and Senators, MPs, political advisors, business figures and community leaders from across Australia and provides strategic communications advice at CEO and Board levels to clients across Australia, Asia and Europe.
Our Group’s Special Counsel, the Hon. Morris Iemma, was the 40th Premier of NSW and held the positions of Treasurer, Minister for Citizenship, Minister for State Development, Minister for Health, Minister for Sport and Recreation and Minister for Public Works and Services.
Mr Iemma also served as Greater Sydney Commissioner (Southern District); Director, TAFE NSW; Chairman, NSW Government Cancer Institute; Chairman, Greyhound Racing NSW and Chairman of the South East Sydney Local Health District.
With an intimate understanding of government, bureaucracy and public policy, Mr Iemma provides strategic advice and support for clients in property and construction, infrastructure, health, legal services and hospitality.
Mark Sutton is a seasoned communications practitioner with extensive experience at senior levels in the media, government and private sector.
He has worked as a journalist at Fairfax and News Limited newspapers, Supervising Producer of Channel 9’s Early News bulletin and a senior media advisor and Chief of Staff for a NSW Cabinet Minister, who later became Premier.
Mark’s experience in government has given him a detailed understanding of public sector procurement and major project management processes.
Michael Galderisi possesses extensive public policy, stakeholder engagement and corporate communications expertise, with over 20 years’ working at executive levels in both the public and private sector.
He has held senior positions, including Chief-of-Staff and Deputy Chief-of-Staff to the NSW Treasurer and the Minister for Roads and in various Government Departments and within the private sector, for companies such as Deloitte.
Michael has played integral roles in the planning, approval and delivery phases of major NSW infrastructure projects, in the rail, roads, water, energy and ports sectors.
Cindy Jones is a highly-experienced media and public relations manager with expertise in corporate communications and stakeholder engagement activities in the health, not-for-profit, education, State and Local Government sectors.
She is responsible for the development and implementation of multi-platformed social and digital strategies. With a background in print and electronic journalism, Cindy excels at content development for ‘blog’ posts, email campaigns, media releases, opinion pieces, internal communications, executive messaging, speeches and other marketing materials.