Our team.
The CRC Public Relations team offers broad experience across the public relations and media sectors. Across our careers we have managed national and global media events and crises, written for Australia’s largest newspapers, been quoted in media across the world for our expertise, fronted the cameras on national TV programs, advised members of parliament across all levels, consulted heads of states and heads of governments internationally, helped high profile leaders, celebrities and sportspeople deal with major publicity issues, conducted media training across many nations, trained journalists and media personnel in developing nations, and dealt with issues on every continent.

Our executive team



Barbara Gorogh

Barbara has worked across Australia and the Pacific region for more than a decade, dealing with companies, organisations and governments in the area of corporate communications and reputation management. She has overseen major online communications campaigns for companies and governments designed to achieve client objectives. One of her specialty areas is B2C client and customer relations, and she has developed a powerful reputational review tool that has become an important part of the reputation management strategy for many customer-facing companies.

Lyall Mercer

Lyall is widely regarded across Australia as a leading public relations practitioner in the areas of corporate communications and issues management. Starting as a journalist, he transitioned into a 25-year PR career during which he has dealt with clients and media on every continent. He is a trusted adviser to companies, organisations, governments and high-profile individuals and an expert in crisis communications with specific credentials in this field. Lyall brings unique and different thinking to the table which leads to successful outcomes, and is a sought-after speaker and presenter at industry events and conferences across the nation and overseas.