OUR TEAM

The success of our client work depends on the quality and diversity of skills of our associates. Matching skills and experience to client needs, our teams work collaboratively to achieve the best possible results.

Simon Westaway | Strategy Director

+61 401 994 627

simon.westaway@royce.com.au

One of the great things about working within the professional team at RoyceComm is our consistent focus on the ‘we’ - and not the ‘I’ - when it comes to best supporting our clients and each other. Our focus on the ‘we’ means we always, through collaboration, tap into the right people with the right knowledge and contemporary skills across the RoyceComm team. This enables us as a boutique firm to genuinely give our clients the very best strategic advice, support and outputs for their best ‘advantage’.

Jonathon Mahon | Strategy Director - Reputation

+61 419 881 415

jonathon@royce.com.au

Jono is passionate about helping clients get to where they need to be.

With over twelve years of strategic communications experience, Jono works closely with leaders, teams and organisations to build tailored communications plans to deliver the results they need.

He believes in the powerful combination of purpose, strategy, leadership and storytelling to drive the culture and performance found in all great businesses and brands today.

Jono takes a holistic and integrated approach to his work to deliver communications and engagement strategy, narrative development, positioning, content strategy and creation, issues and crisis management, strategy workshops and facilitation.

David McNamara | Strategy Director - Reputation

+61 455 144 464

david@royce.com.au

David has worked within the communications industry for well over a decade and has a proven ability to manage complex issues and provide strategic communications advice under pressure.  

His diverse career path has instilled an ability to be professionally agile and able to adapt to changing circumstances when advising CEOs, industry leaders and politicians. 

After initially starting in journalism and media management in professional sport, David became a Senior Adviser in the Victorian Government for the Deputy Premier and Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change before beginning his career in consulting.   

Prior to this, David completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Monash University, followed by a Graduate Diploma in Journalism at Deakin University.  

Throughout this time David has managed communications and media engagement across a variety of industries including energy, superannuation, technology, education, infrastructure, professional sport and major government projects.  

David is a passionate storyteller, he is driven by the challenge of communicating complex stories and navigating difficult issues, as well as building lasting relationships with his clients.  

Denise Serpanchy | Executive Assistant to MD

+61 407 886 996

denise@royce.com.au

The most rewarding part of my job is working with the team to help them present exceptional work in an office environment that is organised. The team at RoyceComm are hard workers with a great energy and enthusiasm for their work. I am most passionate about creating an inclusive and positive environment for all of the staff.

Adi Stevens | Strategist

+61 407 411 088

adi@royce.com.au

I really enjoy creating interesting and engaging content for clients. Having begun my career as a lawyer, I find working at RoyceComm gives me an opportunity to be creative whilst building on my problem solving skills. I love working with and feeling part of the tight-knit team at RoyceComm. Working with a group of talented people is inspiring and it drives me to produce my best work. It’s the people who make RoyceComm a great place to work.

Bridget Mahon | Strategist

+61 408 324 207

bridget@royce.com.au

With a background as a Creative Director in FMCG, I am a big believer that the world doesn’t need more products or services - we need more solutions to problems. I thrive on projects that combine creative with strategy. Projects that lend themselves to communicating a client's vision from the establishment of a clear brand narrative to the execution of a holistic creative solution. The RoyceComm team boasts a diverse range of talented individuals which combine to create an environment that promotes learning, embraces individuality and encourages a collaborative team approach to solving problems and creating value for our clients.