Philippa Brear is a communication professional with significant records as a tertiary educator and as an industry practitioner. A Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia, Philippa's specialist areas include communication strategy, stakeholder communication, and governance and ethics in public relations. Formerly a Senior Lecturer at RMIT University, she was Program Director of the Public Relations and Advertising degrees. Prior to RMIT she worked as an analyst and communication strategist and adviser, primarily in the legal services and finance sectors in Australia and the United Kingdom.