Meet our team
Brendon is the Group Managing Director and Chairman for SenateSHJ.
Brendon O'ConnorGroup Managing Director Auckland
Emma is a Senior Client Manager providing communication advice and support to a range of clients – particularly across the technology, financial and government sectors.
Emma WardConsultant Wellington
Hugo is a Consulting Partner, working with our clients to enhance their long-term relationships with media, staff, investors, communities and government.
Hugo ShanahanConsulting Partner Auckland
Imogen is the Office Manager and Administration Executive in our Wellington office.
Imogen MorrisOffice Manager/Administration Wellington
Jonathan is a Senior Client Executive in our Wellington office, providing strategic communication and stakeholder engagement advice to a range of clients across the public and private sectors.
Jonathan WebbConsultant Wellington
Kate is an experienced strategic communications specialist with 10 years’ experience working within the New Zealand, American, Australian and Middle Eastern markets.
Kate WalshAssociate Partner Auckland
Maree is a Partner in the Auckland office with extensive corporate, issues management and leadership experience. She is a trusted advisor to her clients and leads our Corporate Practice.
Maree WilsonPartner Auckland
Marg is a Partner in the Auckland who specialises in public policy. She has a leading role in our government relations and energy and resources practice.
Marg JoinerPartner Auckland
Nadège is a part-time Client Executive in the Wellington office, supporting the team with media, research and analytics, and event and project management.
Nadège McSweeney-NovakConsultant Wellington
Neil is our Founding Partner, based in Wellington. He specialises in reputation management, corporate communication, and crisis and issues management. He has extensive experience in the energy, transport, finance and government sectors.