Strahan Wallis, Managing Director, Porter Novelli Southern California

For almost 20 years Strahan has delivered national and international award-winning communications programmes for an array of outstanding clients and covering the full spectrum of public relations disciplines.  His passion is to help people and organizations communicate well. This means helping organizations and their people to navigate the fast-evolving communications landscape and have a winning reputation.

As Managing Director for Porter Novelli in Southern California, Strahan leads the agency and supports all client teams.

He has led a number of early stage innovative technology clients including RocketLab USA, Serko (travel booking software) and Endace (a network monitoring company, now part of Emulex). He was instrumental in turning around the flagging reputation of Credit Suisse’s Asset Management business in London and its Global Investor’s business. He’s also delivered international financial media relations for a number of global companies. Strahan led the crisis communications response on a series of insurance policies for several global insurers and recently led the development of a global communications strategy for the world’s largest dairy exporter.