Starting his career as a journalist with APN and News Corp, he covered government and civic affairs including multiple local, state and Federal election campaigns and Budgets.
He transferred his grasp of public process to Gold Coast City Council’s Corporate Communications division, where he managed multiple media relations and internal communications campaigns, including the delivery of a billion dollar City Budget.
As the former Principal Consultant at one of Queensland’s longest-running PR consultancies, he provided corporate affairs and stakeholder engagement solutions to local government, civil contractors, industry groups and property developers.
He has extensive in-house PR and communications experience at international franchisor LJ Hooker. He held multiple roles across the iconic brand including Acting Head of PR & Communications, advising ELT on corporate affairs and managing nationwide PR campaigns for 450 residential and 30 commercial property businesses.