Simon Banks

Simon Banks is one of Australia’s most highly respected government relations, campaigning and strategic communications professionals. Since 2007, Simon has advised some of Australia’s and the world’s largest companies on significant commercial transactions requiring Commonwealth Government approvals. Following the 2010 Federal election, Simon served as one of the four “wise elders” that helped the Government,… Continue reading Simon Banks

Emma Webster

Emma Webster is a Director at Hawker Britton’s Victorian office. Emma has been a trusted Senior Adviser at the highest levels of Government, working for Government leaders at a state, territory, and federal level including for Premier Daniel Andrews and former Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Most recently Emma led the strategic communications direction for Australia’s… Continue reading Emma Webster

John-Paul Blandthorn

John-Paul is a Director at Hawker Britton’s Victorian Office where he specialises in providing strategic advice to business on the operations of both the Victorian Government and Federal Labor Opposition. Having worked in a senior role for the Premier of Victoria and for the Federal Leader of the Opposition John-Paul is highly regarded by both… Continue reading John-Paul Blandthorn

Emma Ramage

Emma is a Director at Hawker Britton’s practice in WesternAustralia. Emma is a highly experienced professional with over ten yearsservice in both the McGowan Opposition and State Government.She has a proven record of working with clients, Ministers, publicagencies and all levels of government, collaborating to achievekey outcomes. Emma worked as part of the Eric Ripper… Continue reading Emma Ramage

Ankita Panjratan

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Ankita Panjratan is based in Hawker Britton’s Brisbane office and assists the company’s directors with business and policy analysis.    Since 2015, Ankita has worked on numerous political campaigns across the country as part of the NGO sector and as an employee of the Australian Labor Party. This provides her with valuable insight into how political parties operate and how they engage with the… Continue reading Ankita Panjratan