Mark Sutton

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Mark Sutton is one of two registered lobbyist with The Agenda Group NSW, which is the trading name of Policy Solutions Group Pty Ltd. (The firm's other registered lobbyist is Lance Northey. The Agenda Group NSW is the registered lobbyist for TRUenergy[1], which is a subsidiary of CLP. TRUenergy owns and operates the 1480 megawatt brown coal-fired Yallourn W power station in Victoria, Australia.[2]

Background

A biographical note states that "Sutton owns and operates The Agenda Group (NSW) Pty Ltd. Mark has more than 20 years experience in communications – working at senior levels in the media, government and corporate communications. Specifically, he worked in both print and television – his last role Supervising Producer (Early Editions) at National Nine News in Sydney. He then accepted a role as media adviser and then chief of staff to a NSW Minister who went on to become Premier."[3]

"Following a four year stint he became general manager of a large public affairs company and executive director of a communications consultancy which specialized in advising the finance and business sector on regulatory risk. Mark managed a team of more than 10 consultants working for blue-chip clients in the areas of:

  • Media relations
  • Crisis management
  • Corporate communication campaigns
  • Public affairs strategy
  • Public sector procurement".[3]

"Mark has worked on large Government communication campaigns and tenders like the $5.9 billion rail project (Reliance Rail Consortium – Babcock and Brown, Hitachi and Downer Edi). This project included Government, Media and Investor communication streams. His unique breadth of experience means he is capable of helping client’s manage complex and sensitive projects. He has a BA in Communications and Grad Dip in Business," the biographical note states.[3]

Contact details

Sydney Office - The Agenda Group (NSW) Pty Ltd:

Suite 506, Level 5,
147 King Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Tel: +61 2 9232 6261
Mobile: 0407 918 836
Email: marksutton AT theagendagroup.com.au

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References

  1. "Policy Solutions Group Pty Ltd", Department of Premier and Cabinet, New Soouth Wales Government, accessed February 2011.
  2. TRUenergy, "About TRUenergy", TRUenergy website, accessed August 2010.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Our Team", The Agenda Group website, accessed March 2011.

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