John Brenton is a former diplomat with specialist advocacy expertise. He designs and executes bespoke strategies to support TG Public Affairs clients achieve commercial outcomes at the intersection of politics and commerce. He is also a specialist in government tender advisory, having designed and executed campaigns to assist clients win major government contracts, particularly in the defence sector.
John brings to TG Public Affairs considerable international experience, having served as a diplomat in the United States of America (US), where he led a campaign to overturn US import bans on Australian products. John drove Australia’s economic diplomacy and engagement in the United States through 'G'Day USA' – a program which advances business cooperation with the US. He was also instrumental in supporting visiting Australian Cabinet Ministers engage with US counterparts.
John has substantial commercial experience gained from over a decade working in executive roles, including at Dragoman, Woolworths and Nestle. He has a Master’s Degree in International Relations and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Commerce.
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