Strategic and highly experienced

GRC Partners is a New Zealand public affairs and strategic communications consulting firm. We assist clients to navigate the complexities of communicating with government, business, media and other stakeholders.

Led by Managing Partner Mark Watts, GRC Partners employs diverse experience and unparalleled local knowledge to deliver strategic advice and solutions for companies, industry groups and not-for-profits operating across New Zealand.

We work with a wide range of companies and organisations, from some of New Zealand’s most important companies to those looking to do business here.


Insights that deliver results and help you to succeed

GRC Partners provides strategic insight and advice for clients navigating public policy-making processes.

We partner with our clients to tackle highly complex issues across multiple stakeholder groups, including goverment agencies, news media and other businesses. We solve client problems by applying our significant government relations and strategic communications expertise.

We equip our clients with the tools they need to improve the quality of their interactions with the public policy-making process and build trust with stakeholders through effective communication.

We help to secure the best results for our clients, who include some of New Zealand’s most trusted companies.


Strong partnerships

GRC Partners is a proud member of Clemenger Group, New Zealand’s leading marketing and communications network. We also have a close association with Australia’s leading public affairs and corporate and financial communications counsel, GRACosway.


Ethical foundations

As a leading professional services firm, GRC Partners operates on a foundation of high ethical standards that ensures our staff act in good faith towards clients and stakeholders. We make sure any potential conflicts of interest are appropriately identified and managed.