MCM

Our People

Hamish Arthur

Director (Canberra-based)

Hamish has more than 20 years of experience in a number of senior communications roles where he has advised some of the world’s largest and best known companies, high-profile industry associations and government departments and agencies. As a result, he has a broad network of contacts among Australia’s federal ministers, shadow ministers, ministerial advisors, shadow ministerial advisors, backbenchers, Senators – including balance-of-power Senators – government departments, government agencies, statutory (government) bodies and regulators.

He also has strong links with all state/territory governments across Australia. Hamish has been a senior government relations/media relations/corporate communications executive with global human services company APM (Advanced Personnel Management), the head of the Canberra office of another leading strategic communications consultancy firm and Canberra-based National Corporate Affairs Manager with the industry association for hotels, the Australian Hotels Association.

Hamish’s career includes 15 years in the media, including seven years in news with the Nine Network. His media experience includes time working at the Seven Network, the West Australian newspaper and radio stations including 2UE Sydney, 5AA Adelaide and the Triple M Network.

Hamish has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from the University of South Australia.

Hamish advised Engineers Australia in 2019 and 2020 when Engineers Australia was recognised with the following major international awards for excellence: PublicAffairsAsia Gold Standard Award for Government Relations, 2019; and International Association of Business Communicators Award of Merit for Government Relations and Public Affairs, 2020.

Trisha Arthur

Finance and Administration Manager (Canberra-based)

Trisha has extensive experience working in accounts and administration for businesses and industry associations in a number of different sectors. These include infrastructure, transport, communications, energy, manufacturing, tourism, hospitality and the racing industry.

Trisha assists with media monitoring and policy analysis, and provides accounting and administrative support.

Trisha has a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy from the University of South Australia.