“I’m a big advocate for supporting local business and entrepreneurs and these Awards provide an invaluable opportunity to get ahead in business or bring an idea to life. We are proud to support the Perks Business Boost Awards with public relations, branding and design services. We look forward to working with the winners to build their brands and generate positive publicity.”

Phil Martin
Managing Director, Michels Warren Public Relations


As the Managing Director and owner of South Australia’s leading PR firm, Phil has won awards for marketing communication, corporate communication and issues management. His client base includes the Australian operations of a number of global brands and his work encompasses diverse fields such as defence, automotive, health, finance and transport. He has extensive experience across major projects including the $535m Adelaide Oval redevelopment and the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission.

Prior to working in public relations, Phil spent more than 12 years as a journalist for a number of media organisations in Australia and overseas including Network Ten, the Seven Network and Sky News in London. Phil graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Arts Journalism. He is a past President of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (SA).