Les is the CEO of Clemenger Group and responsible for the overall strategy, development and sustainability of its business and offer to clients across the Group’s operating companies.
Prior to this, Les was the CEO and one of the founders of GRACosway, the leading public affairs and strategic communications firm in Australia/New Zealand. GRACosway has been a Clemenger Group company since 1998. He was first appointed to the Clemenger Group board in 2014.

Les was one of the founders of the Australian Professional Government Relations Association (APGRA) in 2014 and served as its President from 2015 to 2018. In December 2019, APGRA conferred life membership on Les for his service to the organisation and the profession.