Words matter. Telling your story with clarity and conviction builds trust and confidence. It draws people, businesses, and whole communities together through clear understanding and a shared sense of purpose. It builds resilience. And it is critical for achieving your business objectives.

MorrisBrown is an independent communications firm advising clients on all aspects of strategic corporate communications. We combine financial literacy, research, strategic planning, proven relationships and effective execution to ensure you communicate with conviction and confidence. We deliver transparent, persuasive, forward-thinking, communications strategies for a select number of clients.

our services

  • Strategic communications
  • Stakeholder engagement campaigns
  • Change management communications
  • Corporate and capital markets transactions communications
  • Shareholder activism defence communications
  • Media relations
  • Crisis and issues management
  • Stakeholder perceptions audits
  • Community engagement strategies
  • Business as Usual Corporate Communications
  • Awareness and profile building
  • Communications, presentation and media training

our approach

We ask questions. Listen intently. Think critically. We interpret – to deliver engaging outcomes for your business that resonate with your stakeholders. We look beyond traditional thinking to seek the answers you need to communicate effectively and with integrity. We focus on consistency, clarity, and simplicity.

we help you tell your story

Whether through working with you to shape your purpose and philosophies on key projects or working with management teams and leaders to articulate a change in direction to your stakeholders – we work closely with you to understand what makes your company or project unique.

good leaders are strong communicators

We help leaders become the best communicators they can be, and we build capability within businesses. We are passionate believers in life-long learning and skill development – for communications most of all.

From the methodology and deliverables to the language and tone – we tailor our approach so it is directly relevant to your stakeholders and your business objectives. We bring an external perspective, and pair it with our investment in understanding your business and objectives. Our advice is unrelentingly client centric and focused on your long-term priorities.

Our expertise is based on decades of experience in building corporate credibility through consistent communications. We are fluent in the communications required for corporate finance and financial markets and the stakeholders who regulate them. We have extensive experience working for and with multi-nationals on complex and sensitive matters.

we advocate for your company

Corporations today need to be able to communicate how they fulfil their broader purpose. We focus on transparency and fairness, and ensure what you say and how you say it is based on substance.

The result is compelling communications that resonate with the audiences that matter to you.

business is complex

We thrive on complexity and we are not afraid to think differently. We’re level-headed in a crisis, and pride ourselves on delivering straightforward, transparent advice to ensure communications are direct and impactful.

Realistic. Values-oriented. Credible. Trustworthy. MorrisBrown is a trusted, long-term advisor and partner to management teams and boards on all aspects of stakeholder communications and corporate affairs.


hayley morris

Hayley Morris is a founding partner of MorrisBrown Communications and has over two decades of corporate affairs experience working with Australian and international companies. Hayley was previously Head of Corporate Communications at Goldman Sachs in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to this, Hayley was Head of Corporate Communications at Perpetual Limited. She is currently Vice President and non-executive director of medical not-for profit, Interplast Australia and New Zealand.

olivia brown

Olivia Brown is a founding partner of MorrisBrown Communications. Olivia was previously co-COO of Mergers and Acquisitions at Goldman Sachs in Australia and New Zealand where she worked with Australian and international companies on transactions, corporate actions and investor relations. Prior to this, Olivia worked as a banker in London and Melbourne. She is a non-executive director of Teach for Australia, and a member of the Melbourne Committee for Human Rights Watch.