Bluegrass Consulting: Rodd Pahl - Managing Director

Bluegrass Consulting’s founder and Managing Director, Rodd Pahl has almost 30 years experience in public affairs and corporate strategy in Australia and overseas, including nine years as Managing Director of Public Affairs in global firm Burson-Marsteller, Australia.

Rodd advises CEOs, Boards and executives on government lobbying, corporate reputation, issues management, bidding strategy and stakeholder engagement particularly around major projects. In Australia Rodd works with a wide range of private sector and government clients in the property, Defence, infrastructure, aviation and energy sectors.

Rodd is leading the Bluegrass shift into digital grassroots campaigns – something he has been passionate about for a long time. This has been turbocharged by the Obama 08 election which showed what grassroots campaigning can achieve given the right strategies and the right technology.