Public Relations Consultant
Heather Hunt is a qualified journalist and corporate communications professional with 20+ years’ experience in public relations throughout Australia and internationally, working with corporate, government, non-profit and tertiary institutions.
Her extensive portfolio in communications strategy includes insurance, disability and aged care, small business, transport, native title, digital health, lands and ICT.
Heather led communications and PR for Australia’s largest digital health peak body whose members are SMEs, micro businesses, health start-ups, as well as hospital services transitioning to delivering digital healthcare.
Heather has US stakeholder liaison and contemporary change management experience and also worked in the UK and Hong Kong prior to 2000. While based in New York, she was the PR lead for a $1billion intermediary insurance broker undergoing significant market positioning and change, ensuring client brokers were engaged and committed to the business. In Sydney, Heather was head of public affairs for the copyright agency as it supported and educated its publisher and author members on navigating the new world of digital copyright.
A media advisor and spokesperson, Heather brings a wealth of experience in contentious media relations and the provision of strategic PR support for government ministers, boards and executive teams.