Suzanne Joyce


After graduating with a Bachelor of Laws, Suzanne began her career working in Parliament as a Private Secretary to Ministers.   After leaving Parliament she worked as a public relations consultant for a large public relations company advising clients on government relations, media and issues management and developing external relations strategies to support clients’ commercial objectives.  


Suzanne has also spent several years as a Public Lawyer for leading New Zealand law firms working on high profile commercial projects involving Government, including the establishment of Fonterra, and the sale of sensitive land.


Suzanne has extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and health sector, working as the Corporate Affairs Manager for a multi-national pharmaceutical company, leading all Government and external relations work for the organisation, including media and issues, and brand management, and working with the not for profit sector.   


Bronwynne Howse


After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce, Bronwynne joined Ernst and Young as a chartered accountant in their business advisory team, focussing on providing small to medium sized organisations with strategic business advice and compliance/statutory support.  


Bronwynne began her public relations career nearly 20 years ago at a large PR consultancy. Working with a diverse range of leading commercial organisations, Bronwynne advised her clients on media and stakeholder relations, issues and crisis management, investor relations, reputation management and strategic corporate positioning.


Bronwynne joined Pfizer in 2010, as part of the public affairs team, specialising in external relations, and worked to build long term relationships with a number of health consumer organisations groups and external stakeholders.