Amanda Newbery

Articulous is led by founder and managing director Amanda Newbery, an award-winning communications and engagement professional who has made a career out of tackling difficult projects across the country.

A passionate and experienced communicator, she has worked with some of the country’s largest organisations and government organisations nationally. She is a sought-after issues and crisis advisor, especially for major corporations.

A former journalist, Amanda is a communications strategist with skills in community and stakeholder engagement, media relations, corporate communication and training.

She has also been a weekly panellist on ABC Radio’s Hidden Persuaders program for eight years.

As a trainer, Amanda has worked with organisations across Australia and New Zealand. She has an energetic and engaging style.

During her career she has:

  • Developed community and stakeholder engagement framework and strategies for state government departments and agencies
  • Marketed communication entry programs for fast-growing companies and national technology companies
  • Worked on controversial planning projects across Australia and New Zealand
  • Provided executive communication coaching for national law firms, directors of publicly-listed companies and SME owners
  • Designed and facilitated community and stakeholder events for local governments, state governments and the Federal Government
  • Crisis managed for national retailers, government authorities, education providers and property developers
  • Conducted communications audits
  • Developed communication strategies for national property developers, resources companies, aged care providers and professional services firms
  • Engaged on two Australasian IAP2 award-winning projects
  • Conducted online communications and engagement

Amanda's Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor of Business (Journalism)
  • Graduate Diploma Communication (Advertising)
  • Licensed trainer for the Certificate of Engagement (the Australasian standard from the world’s peak body for community engagement – the International Association for Public Participation)
  • Licensed trainer for Emotion and Outrage in Public Participation
  • Certificate of Public Participation
  • Certificate of Emotion and Outrage in Public Participation
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors