Who we are

Our team has over 60 years collective experience in communications management working for some of New Zealand's largest utility infrastructure companies in gas, electricity and fibre, and for government agencies within the transport, roading, sciences and education sectors.


The success of your project is what drives us. We work with you to create a communications management plan with realistic timeframes and a budget that is measurable and responsive to project changes and milestones.


From start to completion of your project we're with you: hands-on and doing whatever it takes to get the job done. For peace of mind, we set expectations at the beginning and provide you with continuous feedback throughout.


Throughout everything we do, our focus is on strengthening your company's brand and reputation. We believe in creating programmes that have a long-term strategic impact on your business.

Innovative thinkers

Each project we take on is different. Our ability to think outside the box and apply new technologies and concepts, while adhering to industry best practices, is how we ensure a great result for you.

Team players

We love collaboration. it’s why we do what we do. We listen and work with your team to leverage our collective skills, knowledge and relationships to achieve the best possible outcome for your project.

Meet the Team

Philippa White

Philippa has worked for years in public relations, communications management and media management involving high profile companies and issues. Calm under pressure she is able to manage the expectations of different stakeholders and develop campaigns and strategies that meet their requirements. Philippa has worked in different environments from corporate to large infrastructure projects requiring public participation and consultation.

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Tammy Flavell

With over 15 years’ experience in the infrastructure industry, Tammy excels at distilling complex technical information into easy to understand terms to engage and inform a wide range of audiences. She brings a mix of marketing-communications, digital and event management skills to the team. She loves a challenge, meeting new people and thrives on creating tactical campaigns and events that bring people together and deliver results.

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Rata Campbell

Rata has 12 years’ experience in all facets of communications management in the education, engineering, manufacturing, not-for-profit/NGO, research and transport infrastructure sectors. Rata specialises in stakeholder and community engagement, internal and change communications, event management, and using her analytic skills to bring valuable insights to all projects. Rata is passionate about making public participation more accessible to our diverse communities to shape better project outcomes.

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Chris Morris

Chris is a PMP certified project manager who has been managing projects for over 25 years in industries ranging from insurance, local and central government to telecommunications. Chris’ experience in the project management area will bring the rigour of large project management to the communications plans developed by Crisp.  Within the Crisp Communication portfolio Chris works mostly as a support resource but is available as an independent project manager if required.

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Libby May

Libby has over 20 years experience in marketing & communications. She is skilled at strategy, creating and running integrated digital campaigns, organising events and managing people. Plus, she's a versatile writer that knows how to craft copy to engage audiences across a variety of media. Libby is a good listener, thinks outside of the box, is organised, practical in her outlook and is able to inspire team commitment.

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Mathew Stewart

Mathew has over 10 years’ experience in stakeholder and community engagement in New Zealand and London, as well as years of strategic and transport planning experience. He thrives in high profile and political environments and is skilled at involving stakeholders in a genuine way that supports key project decisions. Mathew has led or contributed to multiple award-winning projects – five awards is pretty good going.

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