transactus communications - Public Relations



Our Track Record



David Porter has extensive experience across a range of communications, writing and public relations specialities for New Zealand and international companies and organisations. His assignments include:



  • In-house Asia communications consultant to the four Asia offices of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, a top-ranked American law firm. David has a deep understanding of the external challenges and internal dynamics of professional services and financial advisory firms.

  • Special adviser to Mike Moore, as former Director General of the World Trade Organisation. Editor of a major book on global trade, and writer of speeeches and op-ed articles for the DG.

  • The World Health Organisation’s spokesman on chronic diseases, which included all cardiovascular, diabetes, cancers and chronic pulmonary diseases. The role included managing stakeholder communications for a major WHO initiative on obesity and nutrition.

  • Managing editor of leading magazines in the Asian private equity and M&A sectors.

  • New Zealand Press Association Asia Correspondent, based in Hong Kong, reporting from over a dozen countries throughout the region on key New Zealand and international trade, diplomatic and political issues.

  • Author of thought leadership, political and business articles for major financial institutions and publications in the Asia Pacific.

  • Account Director Consultus PR/Acumen Republic, advising New Zealand companies across a range of sectors.




Public Relations and Communications for business sectors including Legal, political, governmental, editorial, international