Will brings a broad skillset in communications, administration, community consultation, and regional planning to Sustineo. As Communications Coordinator, Will manages Sustineo's communications and marketing activities and provides support across a variety of administration, business development, and community engagement tasks.
Will has a rich background of work in Papua New Guinea (PNG), working at a grassroots level to determine and implement local development priorities. As someone who was born and raised in the Pacific, he is deeply committed to international aid and development, and to ensuring it achieves its intended outcomes.
Will has extensive experience in community consultation through his work in New Ireland Province (PNG) and understands the importance of aligning a variety of interests, political and cultural, to maximise useful outcomes. These experiences have developed his capacity to engage in complex social situations and analyse the potential impacts of communications and marketing activities, while also reinforcing his belief in the importance of ethical and equitable engagement, and open and honest communication.
Will completed a Master of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Canberra with a focus on development in rural areas of the Pacific and a Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology and Development) at the Australian National University.