Our People

Media & Capital Partners’ unique team of specialists is the key to our success and is what sets our agency apart. Our in-depth understanding of clients’ pain points and goals as well as the needs of the Australian media, investor and corporate advisor communities guide our campaigns and each team member takes a collaborative, hands-on approach to getting things done.

Justin Kelly

Partner

Justin is a specialist in Public Relations, Corporate Communications, media and issues management. He has over 20 years’ professional experience working in and with the media. Justin has held positions at the highest levels of government, the public sector and private sector. Justin’s prominent positions include: Head of Corporate Communications and PR at Qantas Airways, Chief of Staff of Channel Nine News, Senior Producer at A Current Affair and News Director of 2GB. Justin was also the senior media officer with the NSW Premier Morris Iemma, National Operations Manager at The Australian Traffic Network and senior reporter at Radio 2UE. Amongst his many achievements he won the prestigious Walkley Award for excellence in news reporting. Justin holds a Bachelor of Communications and an MBA and has an outstanding network of contacts across the Australian media. Justin currently consults to a range of companies from the ASX Top 200 to start-ups.

Ben Henri

Partner

Ben has 17 years experience in the Australian equities market, working on both the buy and sell side. He started his career in upstream oil and gas consulting in 1999, working in competitor intelligence analysis. He then moved into broking, working on the institutional desk of Bell Securities. Ben then began a 14 year career in funds management at one of Australia's first absolute return funds and a well known resource sector investor.

As a former institutional investor, he has an exceptional understanding of the Investor Relations function. He gained experience investing in most different commodities classes and has met with hundreds of individual management teams of listed companies in Australia and internationally. His experience also encompasses attending resource sector and industry conferences as well as company site visits and presentations in Australian, Africa, North America, the Middle East and Asia.

Rod Hinchcliffe

Director

Rod has over 20 years of experience in investment markets, mainly in Australian equities on both the buy and sell side. He spent 15 years in funds management with one of Australia's first boutique absolute return funds. He joined the fund from inception as an analyst before becoming Portfolio Manager for the Group's offshore fund. Prior to this Rod spent 5 years as part of the institutional sales and research desk at Bell Securities.

In his various capacities over the last twenty years, Rod has gained an intimate understanding of the investor relations function within a business. He has attended hundreds of company meetings across most sectors of the market in order to formulate an investment view. While most of his experience was gained with Australian listed companies, he also has many years of experience with listed companies in North America and Europe.

Angela East

Associate Director

Angela has 15 years of experience covering the resources sector largely as a senior journalist and editor across a range of industry publications including Stockhead, Proactive Investors and MiningNews.net.

Before joining Media + Capital Partners Angela was Editor of Stockhead and prior to that she spent 4 years as a senior journalist with intelligence firm S&P Global.

Melissa Hamilton

Associate Director

Melissa has over 15 years’ experience as a senior media producer and journalist, providing her with valuable expertise in how clients can most clearly and powerfully communicate with target audiences. Melissa has worked in newsrooms in both Australia and the UK and worked extensively in finance journalism, including as a finance journalist and presenter for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and as a producer off CNN's premier business program, Quest Means Business.

Culture

We are committed to challenging, empowering and enabling team members to grow by creating an environment that is supportive to nurture personal development. Our culture is one that looks for ways to improve, have fun and win.

We challenge convention, with a can-do attitude that is innovative and results focused

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We think big, focusing less on traditional agency hierarchies and more on cultivating the best possible results for our clients.

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Work as part of a highly experienced team

Our expertise in financial and investor communications is supported by a team of media experts with a wealth of experience working within journalism across technology, financial services, consumer, health and resource sectors

Join Our Team

Media & Capital Partners is one of Australia’s fastest growing media and investor relations agencies and it’s primarily due to the fantastic team we have in Sydney and Perth.

If you are interested in joining us, please drop us a line with your CV and a few sentences about yourself.

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