Exec team

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Will Painter, CEO and founder // strategic & creative lead, WP Communications

Beginning his career in PR as a technology and business communications specialist, Will has worked with consumer and corporate brands including the likes of Microsoft, Coca-Cola Enterprises, Logitech, Trend Micro, and Ericsson.

Will is a highly commended and trusted PR practitioner working at top ten agency Ogilvy as a director of brand storytelling and media strategy, delivering award winning campaigns for consumer, corporate, CSR, and technology brands including the Ford Motor Company, Telstra Global, IBM, the United Nations, Carlson Rezidor, and HSBC.

Will launched WP Communications in February 2018 with a passion to support brands on a flexible basis, through deploying teams of highly trained PR specialists and industry collaborations to maximise results and business impact.

Will is a skilled publicist, copywriter, media trainer working with top Fortune 500 companies, and exceptional media relations skills.

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Jonathan MacPherson, Corporate Communications Director, WP Communications 

Jonathan has proven expertise in leading and directing the creation and execution of innovative and effective communication programmes to stimulate positive public perceptions and actions. Jonathan has previously worked in both boutique and multi-national agency roles.

As an accomplished and highly versatile strategic communication specialist with international leadership experience, Jonathan spent over 11 years working as an established director of communications at Hill+Knowlton Strategies.

Jonathan’s career has seen him consult across a portfolio of corporate, consumer, technology and government clients.

His client portfolio has included Eversheds Sutherland, Franklin Templeton Investments, PwC, Lombard Odier, Marsh, Friends Provident International, Blackstone, Intel, Symantec, LG Electronics and Samsung.