Bastion Engage build your community and government relationships

Bastion Engage are a relationships focused consultancy that specialises in community and government engagement.

We help our clients identify the community or government relationships they need, put in place the strategy to build relationships and then work with our clients to create, enhance and maintain relationships that deliver results.

We are passionate about relationship-focused community and government engagement. Most importantly, we put our clients’ objectives at the centre of all of our engagement strategies.  From meeting with a Minister to organising a community town hall session, with the right relationship, anything can be achieved.



Our People

Whether you need a government engagement strategy, a guide to community engagement or an understanding of the community landscape, we will act as your specialist advisor and strategist.

What relationships can we build together?

Sean Sammon
CEO
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Sean Sammon

CEO
Sean’s experience spans from working in Government as a political advisor and strategic consultant. Having established Bastion S&GO four years ago with the goal of creating a more strategy focused government consultancy service. As a political advisor, Sean worked for a range of Minister’s during the Rudd/Gillard governments, including the current Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten. Sean was responsible for liaising with the Senate cross bench and building productive relationships with the Greens, independents and minor parties.
Sharaf Khan
Senior Associate, Government & Community
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Sharaf Khan

Senior Associate, Government & Community
Sharaf is an experienced government relations consultant, having worked in the development and implementation of public policy campaigns across a range of industries including transport, infrastructure, property, tourism and racing. A lawyer by training, Sharaf was previously a key member of KPMG’s national government relations practice. Sharaf assists his clients engage with government of all levels on complex and high profile policy issues as well as providing strategic advice on how to achieve their community and stakeholder engagement objectives.
Claudine Foley
Analyst
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Claudine Foley

Analyst
Juliet Israel
Associate
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Juliet Israel

Associate
Matt Weber
Associate
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Matt Weber

Associate