Deanna Nott BA, MDEFSTUD, GAICD, FPRIA
Director – Wings Public Relations
Wing Commander – Royal Australian Air Force
Fellow – Public Relations Institute of Australia
Graduate – Australian Institute of Company Directors
Member – Australian Industry Defence Network
Deanna Nott has been working in the public relations and communication industry for more than three decades. Having started her career as a journalist on the Gold Coast, she moved into public relations in the mid 90s. She has held senior private and public sector roles both in Australia and overseas, including several executive level positions in the Department of Defence and local government.
Deanna has extensive experience in developing multi-year engagement and communications frameworks to support Government campaigns designed to influence behaviour change.
Deanna launched her firm Wings Public Relations in 2016 and specialises in communication strategy development and implementation for a wide range of private and public sector clients, as well as Not for Profit organisations.
She has been responsible for developing and implementing significant education and awareness campaigns for organisations including the Department of Defence, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Australian Navy, Logan City Council and Scenic Rim Regional Council.
Prior to launching Wings PR, Deanna gained a high profile in south-east Queensland and beyond as Logan City Council’s head of media and communication.
Deanna is renowned for her passion, love of crafting the perfect communication campaign, nurturing young talent and devotion to excellence.
Deanna proudly serves the nation as a Wing Commander in the Royal Australian Air Force Reserve, joining the military in 1994.
Deanna’s energy and expertise in the communication field has led to key roles in the public sector, including appointment as Aide-De-Camp to the Governor of South Australia.
She served on the Board of Common Ground Queensland – helping end homelessness for almost four years and remains a strong supporter of the organisation.