What sets us apart is our ability to deliver deep, considered work that helps advance business strategies, and utilises communications as a fundamental tool in assessing risk and managing reputation. Our focus will always be on the best outcome for your organisation and whatever the situation we will be there to support you in every step.
Gail D’Arcy – Director
Gail has been working in communications for two decades and has a reputation for her calm, clear-headed and thorough approach to issues and crisis communications, and her results-based focus in all types of strategic communications. She has advised numerous blue-chip clients across a wide variety of complex industries and situations and while she views matters strategically, she is also a sound tactician who gets things done particularly in relation to reputation and media management. She recently completed her MBA at Australian Graduate School of Management.
Andrew Stokes – Director
Andrew was a leading financial journalist and editor in Australia, NZ and the UK reporting across industrials and resources, with a particular interest in economics. He moved into corporate communications more than 15 years ago, and was most recently a managing director of a major international consulting firm.
Today he enjoys the challenge of turning complex situations into success stories – from communications on M&A activities to restructuring, as well as media management, media training, thought leadership and reputation management.
Financial transactions of note include the floats on the Australian Stock Exchange of CYBG (formerly Clydesdale Bank) and MYOB and M&A on behalf of Peabody Energy.
A senior communications specialist, Michelle has worked with The D’Arcy Partnership for 10 years across a number of clients in the aviation, tourism and financial sectors, providing hands-on creative support, shaping communications and delivering strong results.