Mark Brandon-Baker

Mark Brandon-Baker

Managing Director

Paul Chamberlin

Paul Chamberlin

Principal

Stephen Conroy

Stephen Conroy

Chairman, Advisory Board

Jeff Townsend

Jeff Townsend

Senior Consultant

Belinda Selems

Belinda Selems

Client Support Manager

Emma Macdonald

Emma Macdonald

Specialist Consultant

Jane Seaborn

Jane Seaborn

Specialist Consultant

Allan King

Allan King

Specialist Consultant

Jim Kouts

Jim Kouts

Specialist Consultant

Mark Brandon Baker finalMark’s career has unusually seen him serve at senior levels in both the private and public sectors and within political circles.

Before his commencement with TG Endeavour, Mark was Group Head of Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs for the Westpac Banking Corporation. As such, he advised the Bank’s Board and Senior Management on all legislative, regulatory and reputational risk issues affecting the Bank’s interests.

Prior to Westpac, Mark served as a Senior Adviser to then Prime Minister, the Hon John Howard MP, working within the Cabinet Policy Unit. He assisted in the development of whole of Government policy, with day-to-day Cabinet processes and was responsible for co-ordination of the Coalition’s election policy platform. He also served as the Prime Minister’s senior speechwriter. He maintains strong links with senior Liberal figures at the federal level and in all State jurisdictions.

Mark spent 15 years with Advance Bank, culminating in his appointment as Chief Executive – ACT Region. He also served as Secretary of the Department of Business, Arts, Sport and Tourism (ACT Govt).

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Paul Chamberlin finalPaul Chamberlin has worked in lobbying, politics, government relations and journalism in Canberra for more than 30 years.

Paul was a Senior Adviser to three Deputy Prime Ministers and Leaders of The Nationals over a 14 year period, covering the portfolios of transport, infrastructure, regional development, trade and agriculture. During that period, he specialised in media liaison, speechwriting and political tactics. He remains well known and highly regarded within The Nationals.

Before this, he was a political and economics reporter for Fairfax newspapers and Sky News. Paul retains excellent links across Parliament House, including with the Canberra Parliamentary Press Gallery.

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Stephen Conroy finalThe Hon Stephen Conroy served as Leader of the Government in the Senate, Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy and Shadow Minister for Defence during his twenty-year political career (1996-2016).  He was also renowned for his active participation in Senate Estimate Committees and contribution to many Senate Inquiries into financial services regulation and taxation policy.

Stephen’s many achievements include: establishing Australia’s National Broadband Network; overseeing the transition of all television broadcasts in Australia to digital and establishing Australia’s National Digital Economy Strategy.

Stephen is a Council Member of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute and a Political Contributor to Sky News Australia where he appears regularly as a commentator on a wide range of the network’s political and news programs, including his own weekly show Conroy & Kroger.

In 2012 Stephen was named International Visionary of the Year by the Intelligent Community Forum in New York.  Stephen is also Senior Fellow at the Center for the Digital Future, University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism.

Jeff Townsend finalJeff Townsend is a veteran of the profession of political advocacy, having been a founding partner of the Endeavour Consulting Group in 1998.

He enjoyed prior experience as a senior public servant and Ministerial Adviser. Jeff served for a decade in the Prime Minister’s Department in the Hawke/Keating period and was Senior Private Secretary to Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Chief of Staff to Trade Minister John Dawkins.

He was subsequently Chief Executive of several ACT Government Departments, including the Chief Minister's Department and the Department of Environment, Land and Planning.

Jeff possesses specialist knowledge and experience of the political process at the highest levels and has observed at close quarters the interaction between political and public service imperatives.

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Belinda Selems finalPrior to joining TG Endeavour, Belinda worked in a number of high-level administrative positions within the Australian Labor Party governments. These roles included Executive Assistant to then Prime Ministers, the Hon Kevin Rudd MP and the Hon Julia Gillard MP.

Following the 2013 Federal Election, Belinda served as the Office Manager for the Leader of the Opposition, the Hon Bill Shorten MP.

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