Digby Mcleay: The Corporate Trainer

Digby Mcleay is a corporate communications, media and government relations specialist who is available for freelance for short as well as long term assignments. He plans and implements both internal and external communication campaigns. Digby holds an experience of more than thirty years and offers his clients a unique blend of commercial, media and government experience. He has served local and international corporations, charitable organizations and companies. In the government sector he has worked as the chief of staff, deputy chief of staff and senior media advisor to the premiers. He possesses skills related to corporate communications audits, both internal as well as external. He is also into the planning of internal, external and crisis communication. He does feature writing, advertising, public relations and research agency campaign management and oversight. He also looks after annual report planning, preparation and coordination.


Digby Mcleay: Career


He started his career as a press, radio and television journalist, Adelaide, Brisbane and Canberra, then he worked as public relations/ media officer at the embassy of the United States of America and liberal party of Australia federal secretariat – Canberra. After that Digby Mcleay worked as a media advisor, senior advisor and Lord Mayor of Brisbane and then he joined as General Manager, Hill and Knowlton Public Relations, Brisbane and Melbourne. Then he worked as the National Director Citysites Brisbane, Queensland (1998-1991). After that he joined as the National Director, Corporate Communications and Marketing, Kleenmaid Australia. He served as Deputy chief of staff Premier of South Australia from 2000-2002, and then he served as the Chief of Staff, Office of the leader of the opposition from 2002-2003. He was then appointed as the Director, Corporate Communications Royal District Nursing Service from 2004-2008. From 2008-2012 he worked as Corporate, Media and Government relations consultant, from 2012-2013 he worked as Chief-of-staff, Queensland Government Ministers and since February 2013 he is working as a corporate, media and government relations consultant. If you need some advice or strategies in communication and media relations, feel free to mark him an email at digby@digbymcleay.com.au