Senior lecturer in public relations and organisational communication, also course coordinator for the Masters degree in organisational communication. Completing a PhD on Communication Competencies of CEOs.Have a Masters in communication and a law degree from the University of Otago (Dunedin, N.Z.) Prior to CSU worked at Central Queensland University, then taught part time at UTS while managing a public relations consulting firm in Sydney. Prior to that was senior manager corporate communications for AMP and also American Express. Have worked for the automotive and resources sector and initially trained as ajournalist in Christchurch and edited a country newspaper in Alexander, Central Otago.