Jeff Townsend is a veteran of the profession of political advocacy, having been a founding partner of the TG Public Affairs predecessor company, the Endeavour Consulting Group in 1998.
He enjoyed prior experience as a senior public servant and Ministerial Adviser. Jeff served for a decade in the Prime Minister’s Department in the Hawke/Keating period and was Senior Private Secretary to Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Chief of Staff to Trade Minister John Dawkins.
He was subsequently Chief Executive of several ACT Government Departments, including the Chief Minister's Department and the Department of Environment, Land and Planning.
Jeff possesses specialist knowledge and experience of the political process at the highest levels and has observed at close quarters the interaction between political and public service imperatives.
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