Freshwater Strategy has launched in Sydney, providing research and insights, policy and regulation, markets and investment advisory, and public affairs services.
Leo Shanahan, one of the founding directors said: "Freshwater Strategy operates at the nexus of capital, business, and government, transforming uncertainty into opportunity. We apply our empirical approach across borders and sectors to improve performance, perceptions, and profitability."
The business consultancy was launched by founding directors:
- Jonathon Flegg is a former associate director of infrastructure economics at Deloitte and former head of public partnerships at CT Corporate Advisory.
- Nicholas Nogarotto joins from CT Corporate Advisory as Executive Director, where he looked after corporate strategy, business development and planning across Australia, The Middle East, Europe and the United Kingdom.
- Leo Shanahan is a former Director of Communications for CT Group and was previously Media Editor of the Australian and Chief Business Reporter for Sky News Business.
- Dr Michael Turner is a pollster and strategist specialising in campaigns, strategic communications, behaviour change, and public policy projects. Dr Turner has worked on several election campaigns in Australia, New Zealand and the UK - most recently he was lead pollster for the Liberal Party.