About Michael

With skills honed over several decades of working as a communications specialist in the public sector, Michael Player has extensive knowledge and insights capable of application to any gnarly issue.

Michael operates as a consultant, contractor or fixed term employee and is available for assignments covering most aspects of communications, marketing and engagement requiring input at a senior level.

Michael is a Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of New Zealand and is an Accredited Member.  He is an approved Tier 3 provider for the All of Government Consultancy Panel (Tranche 2) in the sub-category of Marketing and Public Relations.

Service offerings include:

  • Strategic communications advice
  • Communications Audits
  • Government Relations
  • Recruitment panel membership
  • Communications action planning
  • Crisis management
  • Trouble-shooting
  • Short-term team leadership and management assignments
  • Print and Online writing
  • Peer Reviews and Mentoring
  • Training and conflict resolution