Steve Lewis brings unrivalled media and political experience to SEC Newgate after more than two decades working for Australia’s leading newspapers. As a leading figure in the Canberra press gallery, Steve has built an extensive network across the political landscape and within the federal public service.
As a Senior Adviser with SEC Newgate, Steve consults to some of Australia’s leading corporations, providing advice about federal government relations and media engagement. He also provides high-level strategic advice to several Federal Government agencies.
Steve delivers high-level media training to some of Australia’s leading public servants including the team of Deputy Chief Medical Officers – led by Nick Coatsworth and Michael Kidd – who provided regular media updates during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An excellent public speaker, Steve is Senior Vice President of the National Press Club. He is co-author of the best-selling political novels The Marmalade Files, The Mandarin Code and The Shadow Game, which inspired the global TV smash hit Secret City.
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