Chairman / Tony Harrison / FPRIA FAICD
Tony, who is regarded as Tasmania's most respected communications consultant, has in excess of 36 years journalism and public relations experience, is a former political journalist and former press secretary to two Tasmanian Premiers.
He was a senior public relations executive with the Australian Tourist Commission where he directed national and international public communication and marketing programs, and has extensive business, government, and media contacts.
For more than 16 years, he
has been involved in providing high-level corporate advice, political lobbying services and directing community consultation programs.
He is the former National President of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) and past President of the PRIA in Tasmania.
has won numerous state, national and international awards for public relations excellence including a prestigious National Golden Target Gold Award in 2000 and 2003 for government communication.
The consultancy is the only consultancy in the state to have ever won a National Golden Target Gold award.
was also awarded a Tasmania Day Award for his
service to the public relations profession.
Outside the business, he is a Director of Cricket Australia (the former ACB) and Chairman of the Cricket Tasmania, and a member of the Council of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
Tony is a Fellow of the AICD and a Fellow of the PRIA, the highest honour awarded to a public relations practitioner in Australia.
In 2003 he
was awarded the prestigious president's award by the Public Relations Institute of Australia
contribution to the profession at a national level.