Paul Cheal

Managing Director

Paul Cheal is Honner’s Managing Director and in 2013 became an equity partner in the business. 

Paul brings more than 15 years’ communications experience working as a journalist and PR agency practitioner. As Managing Director Paul oversees all Honner client relationships and drives the agency’s day to day operations. In addition to a deep understanding of the Australian financial services and corporate landscape, Paul drives strategy and planning for clients as well as providing senior advice around issues and crisis management.

Paul oversees Honner’s social media offering, working with clients to understand the new media environment and how they can leverage social media platforms to engage with broad stakeholder groups.

As a former journalist, Paul gives clients access to longstanding relationships across both trade and mainstream media.

Paul is also a tutor at University of Technology, Sydney, teaching PR and communication to undergraduate and post graduate students.

Paul holds a Masters of Public Communication from UTS as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Communications).

In his spare time Paul likes to run long distances.