Brian is a former senior journalist working for and contributing to the Daily Telegraph, the Australian Financial Review, the Sydney Morning Herald, the Bulletin, The Australian, Australian Associated Press and Reuters. His work has appeared in all major Australian newspapers as well as international media outlets.
He was Press Secretary to Neville Wran, Premier of New South Wales, for eight years, working across multiple portfolios and matters with State and Federal significance.
He has been responsible for major Federal and State Government communications campaigns as well as election campaigns.
He consults frequently to government departments and agencies and large private sector firms on issues and crisis management, media campaigns and inter-government relations.
He was responsible for overall control of all the media operations of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and the Sydney 2000 Olympic Torch Relay.
He has been involved in media and lobbying activities during WTO, APEC and International Aids Society meetings and conferences.
He has also written books and film scripts, including a study of government-media operations used as a text for tertiary communications studies.BACK