Michael Kauter


Michael Kauter is the founder and Managing Counsel at Strategic Political Counsel, one of Australia’s newest Government Relations and corporate campaign firms.

Strategic Political Counsel is cutting edge in its approach to servicing its clients which include top listed companies on both the Australian Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange. Michael’s vision is to build a leading connected strategic advisory service, with the perfect blend of traditional grass-roots political campaign strategy.

Michael operates effectively with his own unique style style. He has a knack for politics and his political judgement has been described by political and industry leaders as ‘spot on’. Before starting Strategic Political Counsel in 2015, Michael was a Senior Adviser in the Coalition Government and prior to that the Deputy Federal Campaign Director for the National Party of Australia, where he helped the party to their best election result since 1998.

Over many years working in political circles, Michael has built impeccable relationships with some of Australia’s top power-brokers, political figures, business, and industry leaders. He has worked in the public and private sectors and for charitable organisations in many sectors, including the university and higher education sector, FMCG, financial services, healthcare and agriculture. He is known as someone who will achieve results, and also as someone who has genuine care and compassion for his clients.

Michael holds a MBA in International Business and Marketing and a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Management.