Rodd Pahl Executive Director and Company Secretary

Mr Pahl specialises in strategic corporate communications and issues management in Australia and overseas including experience within the financial sector includes major privatisations, campaigns and issues management around complex private sector funding of major infrastructure projects within Australia.

He established global award winning public affairs company Bluegrass Consulting in 2001 after nine years as Managing Director (Public Affairs – Australia) with US-based firm Burson-Marsteller.

Mr Pahl has advised a wide variety of private sector and Australian Government clients. He handled communications for the Australian Government for its $14.8 billion sale of the first tranche of Telstra, the $8 billion Commonwealth Bank sale as well as the $300 million sale of CSL.

In his public affairs work with Bluegrass, Mr Pahl has supported major companies in engaging government on decisions, policies and issues and he works with a range of specialist advisers on client campaigns, issues and crisis management.

He is a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute and Marketing Institute.