Brenda Baldwin believes greater transparency and an open relationship with all stakeholders enables leaders to deliver better outcomes for business, governments and society. She founded BBG to prove this point.
She specialises in large-scale, issues-rich communications covering public privatisations, mergers and acquisitions, crisis management and brand and reputation management. As one of Asia-Pacific's most experienced public relations professionals, she has managed significant communications challenges in New Zealand, Australia and Southeast Asia, working for both government and private sector clients.
Brenda, as BBG’s Chair, works alongside a team of professionals who share her principles of stakeholder engagement and open, honest communications to push boundaries every day.
Dan Wrigley brings a passion for critical thinking and creativity to his public affairs and corporate communications roles, providing clients with a valuable combination of strategic and creative skills which he has deployed to help manage some of New Zealand's most significant local and international communication challenges
He works alongside boards of directors and CEOs to develop strategies that build strong stakeholder relationships and social capital, to help ensure these leaders achieve their business objectives.
Dan’s practical experience includes large-scale international crisis management, community engagement, election strategy, and corporate reputation management for the private and public sectors.
Unice Liu specialises in stakeholder engagement, crisis and issues management, investor relations, brand and reputation management, and thought leadership building.
She draws on her acute understanding of how organisations can build trust with stakeholders in China and leverages her ability to develop and drive stakeholder engagement programmes to deliver positive outcomes for clients. She is experienced in providing high-level counsel to businesses in the food and agribusiness, financial services, education, bio-pharmaceutical, FMCG, and travel and tourism sectors.
Unice is bilingual and based in Shanghai where she sits on the Board of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.
Carl Stephens focuses on helping companies build and protect their reputation in the eyes of the people that matter to them the most.
He combines strategic thinking with creative problem solving to deliver external and internal programmes that enable companies to meaningfully engage their stakeholders and deliver their strategy with confidence. This approach is bolstered by his deep experience in global and regional crisis and issues management as well as training leadership teams in media management and messaging.
Carl has previously worked across New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, the Middle East, and Africa. His sector experience includes transport, energy, finance, insurance, food and beverage, agribusiness, tech, education and aviation.
Greg Lowe focuses on the audience to help clients create frank, relevant and meaningful communications that engage and resonate with people.
He helps clients develop strategic communications that focus on business goals and tell stories that matter to stakeholders. He has supported leadership teams in sectors ranging from telecommunications, financial services and multinational conglomerates to sustainability not-for-profits and private aviation on strategy. investor relations, crisis and issues management, M&As and media training.
Greg previously worked as a news and features journalist, business correspondent, magazine editor, book publishing consultant, author and scriptwriter. He has served on the board of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand and the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce ICT committee.
Daisy K Primayanti
Daisy K Primayanti thrives on navigating complex corporate communications challenges to build stakeholder understanding and support across a range of industry sectors, including healthcare, mining, resources and banking.
She sees establishing thought leadership and building genuine stakeholder engagement and community support as essential foundations for helping national and multinational organisations strengthen their corporate brand and reputation.
Daisy has previously provided communications counsel for companies that were critical to the success of the Indonesian economy as well as led strategic integration communications following major M&A activity.
Kylie Taylor helps clients to build and maintain positive and supportive relationships with their key stakeholders through times of critical change, uncertainty and disruption as well as during times of growth, expansion and opportunity.
She excels at identifying emerging reputational issues businesses and sectors, helping clients to understand stakeholder expectations and finding ways that organisations can connect with their stakeholders to achieve better outcomes for all.
Kylie has 30 years' experience working with boards, chief executives and senior leadership teams in Australia, New Zealand and across Asia – in particular in Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia and China.