Peter Lewis, Director

Peter is one of Australia’s leading public campaigners with more than two decades' experience in media, politics and communications. As a principal of Essential Media, he has been behind some of Australia’s most successful and innovative campaigns including Every Australian Counts for the NDIS and Never Alone of the Luke Batty Foundation.

He oversees the fortnightly Essential Report and is a regular columnist for the Guardian Australia.

In June 2019, he published “Webtopia – The WorldWide Wreck of Tech and How to Make the Net Work” (UNSW Press).

Email Peter: [email protected]


Jordan Guiao, Research Fellow

Jordan is a digital strategist with 14 years' experience in digital transformation, digital policy and social media strategy for the media, broadcasting, financial industries and more. He is the former Head of Social Media for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and the Special Broadcasting Service. In 2018/19 he spent time living and working at Silicon Valley to fully experience the technology capital of the world.

Email Jordan: [email protected]