Raphael Hilbron

Managing Partner


Raphael is Managing Partner of SenateSHJ New Zealand and key adviser to a range of clients including Beach Energy, CentrePort, ESR, T&G Global and Waikato Tainui.

An internationally recognised communications practitioner, Raphael helps clients manage their reputations

Before joining SenateSHJ in 2008, Raphael was head of corporate responsibility at Vodafone NZ and was seconded to Vodafone Group in the UK for two years.

In the early 90s, Raphael worked as a reporter on The Dominion newspaper and as a press secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister.

Raphael holds Law and Arts degrees from Victoria University of Wellington and a New Zealand Certificate in Journalism.

SenateSHJ value Grounded

"Providing practical, common sense advice to clients is my main focus, particularly in high pressure situations.”