Director of Communications, APAC
Damien is a communications leader with more than two decades experience in corporate communications, public relations, journalism, strategy development and professional consulting.
Presently, Damien is Motorola Solutions’ Director of Communications for the Asia Pacific region, leading the team responsible for communicating the company’s narrative and vision for technology innovation to build safer and more productive industries.
Throughout his career, Damien has managed public affairs for domestic, regional and multinational companies in sectors including energy, aviation, international education and government.
This includes leading crisis and issues management for major events including Victoria’s Black Saturday bushfires and multiple safety focused events within the aviation sector.
Damien is a former president of the International Association of Business Communicators Victorian chapter where he led a dedicated group of volunteers in strengthening engagement across the state’s public affairs landscape.
The first decade of Damien’s career was spent as a journalist and editor with Fairfax Newspapers.
He and his wife, Julie, live in Melbourne with their two sons.
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