About

Vigot & Co

Services, Expertise and Experience

  • Regulatory strategy, political risk assessment, competition policy advice and public affairs counsel for listed companies and sophisticated investors, such as hedge funds, private equity firms and strategic advisers.
  • Transaction evaluation and strategy for investors in Australian assets, including FIRB approvals, critical infrastructure or services acquisitions and public policy strategy in regulated industries.
  • Crisis and Reputation Management strategy at Board and C-Suite level.
  • Advisory Board services and establishment.

David Epstein, Founder & Principal

David Epstein is an experienced senior executive, public affairs adviser and non-executive director. He led group public affairs and communications functions at Qantas Airways, BHP Billiton and legal, regulatory & corporate affairs at Optus (Singtel), and has been a senior adviser to three Australian Prime Ministers, culminating as Chief of Staff to the Prime Minister.  Educated at The ANU and Wharton (UPenn), he has  extensive international experience in corporate strategy, political risk, regulatory and public affairs, marketing and communications.

He provides consultancy services through Vigot & Co, is Chair of Communications Compliance Ltd, an independent compliance monitoring body for the Australian telecommunications industry, and an Adjunct Professor at Deakin Business School, Deakin University.

Vigot & Co operates under lobbyist registers in relevant jurisdictions.

ABN 94783827646