Chris Rann is Managing Director of Rann Communication. Chris founded the agency in 1983 after a distinguished career in journalism in Australia and overseas that included roles with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, BBC in the UK and CBS News (US).

Regarded as one of Australia's most competent publicists and media managers, he has a strong understanding of the needs and interests of governments and the business sector, and the importance of clear and incisive communication. Chris is recognised nationally for his crisis management skills and ability to provide calm, sound and professional strategic media advice.