Helen Hutchings

Group Executive Director – Government

Helen has extensive experience in stakeholder engagement, project management, marketing communication and public relations, having worked in consulting and corporate environments in Australia and the UK.

Helen has over 19 years of international and national engagement and strategic communication experience. She is a multiple industry award winner and highly regarded for her stakeholder engagement, consultation, strategic planning, issues management, insight and project management experience.

Helen leads Phillips Group’s government and public sector divisions and manages a portfolio of work ranging from managing the impacts of policy change to delivering stakeholder and communication strategies across infrastructure, health, education and transport  and public sector. She has worked on projects of a sensitive and controversial nature and is experienced in managing multiple stakeholders with conflicting views on a project. Helen adopts a thorough risk management approach to stakeholder relations and ensures that project reputation is protected and maintained at all times.