Wilkinson Butler is a Corporate Affairs firm, focused on building and protecting reputations. We are able to guide you through crises, or sustained and potentially crippling issues.

What can we help you achieve?

Wilkinson Butler has a heritage in the tough end of corporate affairs, chiefly issues and crisis management, and we work tirelessly to improve the reputations of our clients.

We also specialise in several complementary areas, with a focus on media relations, investor relations, government relations, digital advertising, media buying, social media, and community engagement.

Crisis Management

– 24/7 Advice & Support
– Crisis Communications / PR
– Crisis Preparedness
– Media & Social
– Leadership & Board Guidance
– Disruption & Transformation

Corporate Affairs

– Media & Social
– Issues Management
– Government Relations
– Community Relations
– Investor Relations
– Stakeholder Engagement

Media Relations

– Media Strategy
– Media Engagement
– Social Media
– Content Creation
– Integrated Campaigns

Investor Relations

– Shareholder Engagement
– IPO, M&A’s, Equity Raisings & Takeovers
– Issues Management & Crisis Preparedness
– Corporate Compliance & ASX Requirements
– Board Governance

Government Relations

– Government Engagement
– Federal, State & Local
– Policy Development
– Advocacy
– Integrated Campaigns

Litigation Support

– Class Actions
– Media Engagement
– Social Media
– Lead Generation / Book Building
– Website Development
– Media Training

Media Training

– Understanding Journalists
– Determining Benefit/Risk
– Use of Messages
– Best Interview Techniques
– Developing Media Relations


– Lead-generation Strategy
– Digital & Social Media Advertising
– Search Engine Optimisation & Marketing (SEO/SEM)
– Online Reputation Management (ORM)
– Web Development

Meet Your Support Network

Our staff are all experts in their fields, and here to help you whenever you like.

Click on their headshots to learn more about them.

Andrew Butler

Andrew Butler

Managing Director

Sam Wilkinson

Sam Wilkinson

Head of Digital

Nick Albrow

Nick Albrow

Account Director

Beroze Dubash

Beroze Dubash

New Media Account Manager

Vessa Playfair

Vessa Playfair

Corporate Affairs & Investor Relations

Mark Abernethy

Mark Abernethy

Writer & Author

Andy Quan

Andy Quan

Writer & Editor

Fred El Harris

Fred El Harris

Filmmaker & Producer

Our Recent Writings


You too can recover your damaged reputation

Can you ever come back from a damaged reputation?
Crisis PR

Crisis PR: When can you trust a journalist? Seven questions to ask.

Crisis PR: Overview After over 30 years as a journalist, and 15 as a public relations consultant, mainly in Crisis PR, I've learnt the discipline of…
Corporate Communications

‘Social licence to operate’: it can save your company’s reputation

Seems the ASX’s draft Corporate Governance Principles has set the cat among the pigeons in corporate Australia. Central to the controversy is the idea of…

The Stress of Cyber-Theft: at Issue is Trust

Becoming a victim of a data breach can leave you feeling violated and helpless. But you have options.

Get in touch…

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+61 2 8069 9677

Contact email

Office address

Level 2, 32 Walker St
North Sydney, NSW, 2060