Who we are

Decades of combined experience
BRG team, Government Relations and Public Affairs in Wellington

BRG is a small, tight-knit team of senior, high calibre professionals.

We pride ourselves on our depth of experience and breadth of skills and we’re passionate about helping our clients succeed in today’s complex operating environments.

Proudly Wellington-based, we understand that New Zealand’s capital city and heart of government operates in weird and wonderful ways – and we get it.

Our team is made up of former journalists and communications specialists, Ministerial staff, political strategists and Public Relations pros with decades of combined experience.

Brian Small, BRG, Wellington New Zealand

Brian Small

Brian is the Managing Director of BRG.

He is an experienced advisor, having worked for over three decades with listed and private companies, public sector agencies and NGOs, at both senior management and Board level.

Georgina Stylianou, BRG, Wellington New Zealand

Georgina Stylianou

Georgina is a Director of BRG, who specialises in government relations, communications and media.

She has a background in journalism, both print and broadcast, and has held Press Secretary and Ministerial Adviser roles for senior Cabinet Ministers.

Chris Wikaira, BRG, Wellington New Zealand

Chris Wikaira 

Chris is a Director of BRG and leads the company’s Māori strategy work.

He provides specialist Māori communication and strategy guidance, media and political advice and analysis.

Paul Plummer, BRG, Wellington New Zealand

Paul Plummer

Paul is Senior Counsel, Government Relations.

Previously Managing Director of BRG, his focus is now to support our government relations using his four decades of experience and wisdom.

Sharon Roose, BRG, Wellington New Zealand

Sharon Roose

Sharon has been with BRG longer than she likes to admit and helps ensure the smooth running of the business.

Glenda Scotson, BRG, Wellington New Zealand

Glenda Scotson

Glenda has an extensive background in accounting and corporate services management.