Title:  Directors

Brett Cox

Brett has held high level political and public service positions within NSW Government portfolios including Treasury, Industrial Relations, Transport, Roads and Housing. He has advised the state’s most senior Ministers and public servants on extremely complex, contentious and high-profile issues across a wide range of policy areas.

Rachel Trigg

Rachel leads Elton Consulting’s local government practice and co-leads our social sustainability team. Rachel has over 15 years of experience working in and with councils. Her work has a particular focus on the interaction between urban and social policy, and on supporting organisational change aligned to strategy.

Brendan Blakeley

Brendan is a community and stakeholder engagement specialist. Brendan has extensive expertise in the design, facilitation, analysis and reporting of large scale engagement processes.

Deborah Palmer

Deborah has 16 years experience in strategic communications, stakeholder engagement and public sector policy development. Deborah’s key skills and capabilities lie in clear and effective two-way communication and exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

Peter Whelan

Peter is a senior communications and stakeholder engagement executive with over 15 years of experience in the delivery of major infrastructure projects. He has developed and led large high performing stakeholder and community engagement teams.

Robert Bennett

Robert is an experienced strategic and statutory planner who has held senior positions in high profile government and private sector organisations.