George Hazim

Government and Media Relations Specialist

A former ministerial advisor and senior journalist who has covered business, politics and telecommunications extensively, George has worked in government, media and corporate for more than 20 years.

George has headed the media and government relations departments of companies like Primus Telecom, NEC Australia the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV), and was the Principal Media Advisor to  Australia’s most powerful woman in the higher education sector, the former VC of RMIT University, Margaret Gardner, now VC of Monash University and the Principal Media Advisor to the Victorian Minister for Small Business, Tourism and Youth Affairs, Vin Heffernan.

George is politically astute with an in depth understanding of media and government. He is a specialist in government strategy and media relations as well as issues management, with extensive experience in handling contentious issues.

Outside of work, George is a highly accomplished athlete.