Deidre Hill

Consulting Partner


Deidre is a strategic communication specialist with over 25 years’ experience in the public, private and consulting sectors. 

For the past five years, Deidre has worked as an independent consultant, specialising in strategy development; communication programme design for large, complex projects; advising senior leadership teams; stakeholder engagement; change communication; and issues and reputation management. Last year, she joined the senior leadership team at CRI AgResearch for a year as Communication and Marketing Director to develop their communication strategy and build a new communication function.

Before this, Deidre was the Communication and Information Services Director for the Ministry for Primary Industries, where she led communication to support major policy initiatives including the introduction of the ETS for Forestry and the Climate Change Plan of Action.