We are a team of experienced senior practitioners who have been advisers to CEOs and politicians, corporate communications managers, journalists, lobbyists and hands-on consultants with top 10 public relations agencies.

Peter Laidlaw

Peter backed himself and his expertise to establish Lighthouse Communications Group more than 10 years ago following-on from years of experience working in senior roles…

Mike Hickinbotham

Mike Hickinbotham uses data and consumer insights to develop social media, digital and content strategies.


Jane Patterson

Jane has a strong track record of creating and implementing powerful communications strategies that achieve results.

Ally Hiddlestone

Ali Hiddlestone has a Masters in Journalism from the University of Technology in Sydney and a Bachelor’s Degree in Media and Communications from the University of New South Wales. She has worked extensively in TV…

John Hanrahan

For 25 years, John has immersed himself in the world of PR and media and has become something of a veteran. He has experience in daily newspapers in Australia, the UK and US…

Emily Laidlaw

Emily works on a variety of projects with experience in social media; advertising, marketing, public relations, writing, graphics, finance and trading with educational qualifications to match…

Coreena Spanos

Coreena is a Communications Account Executive at Lighthouse working across a range of communication projects and strategic developments. Coreena is actively involved in media pitching, client events, social media and marketing. She particularly enjoys developing creative and marketable content for both traditional and social media platforms.