Michael Bruen is an Associate at Gladstone Place Partners. Michael has over six years of communications and corporate affairs experience having worked both in agency and in-house roles with leading global and domestic brands across banking and financial services, corporate and enterprise technology.
Since joining Gladstone Place Partners in February 2020, Michael has worked with clients across a variety of mandates including M&A defense and executive leadership.
Prior to joining Gladstone, Michael worked as a Senior Communications Advisor for leading Australian-bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia. He was responsible for the communication requirements for the Business and Corporate Bank and the Bank’s stockbroking arm, CommSec, as they navigated the Australian Government’s Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. In this role, Michael managed customer crises and brand reputation issues and also supported several business divestments.