Tamatha Smith has more than 25 years’ experience from a career that has spanned journalism, corporate affairs management, public and government relations, and senior roles within the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments. For the past four years, she served as Chief of Staff to the Western Australian Minister for Environment and Heritage. Her expertise includes issues and crisis management, internal and external stakeholder engagement, strategic planning, policy development, as well as brand and reputation management. Ms Smith has an intimate knowledge of the workings of the Parliament, executive government, the public sector and regulatory processes. Her client experience has included extensive work with listed and private entities across a range of industry sectors.