Simone heads up Havas PR Australia, responsible for PR, social, brand experience and influencer agencies Red Havas, One Green Bean, Havas BLVD and Co-maker.
Simone believes in driving a culture of trust and accountability where people can be authentic and reach their true potential. A long time champion of women in leadership through leadership coaching and mentoring, Simone drives continuous improvement in the DE&I program in the Havas Village and has recently been recognised by the industry winning B&T Women in Media award for PR Leader of the Year 2021.
Previously, Simone sat on leadership teams at London agencies, Edelman and Ogilvy PR, led WPP global integrated Team Red for Vodafone and was Managing Director of Mango, DDB Sydney.
Over her career Simone has partnered with, brands, businesses and organisations to promote and protect their brands and reputations through insight led creative campaigns and has developed integrated communication strategies for Amazon, Vodafone, Telstra, Google, Volkswagen and Tourism Australia.