Our Story

JT Comms was established in Australia in 2017.

Since then, it has developed a global footprint working strategically and effectively – with a reputation for integrity, honesty, commitment and hard work.

JT Comms has broad corporate affairs and media management experience across Australia, South East Asia, the United Kingdom and the United States.

We work with private and public sector organisations, as well as not-for-profits specialising in:

Our Mission

Success through smart, strategic and effective communication

Our Values

Our Team

John Thompson (MBA, BBus, FCSCGA, MAICD, MPRIA)

Founder & Managing Director

John is a former head of NSW Police Media and Corporate Communications and ABC journalist. He has worked extensively in Australia and internationally in a range of industries including defence, infrastructure, finance, health, sport and not for profits. 

He is passionate about helping individuals and organisations navigate the often perplexing and uncertain environments created by critical incidents and situations.

He has led high profile communication teams through crises and helped steer organisations through major change. 

He has a reputation for calmness under pressure, discretion and a proven ability to align communications strategy with business outcomes.

John is a Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Australian Navy Reserve. He is a Fellow and Director of Commonwealth Study Conference Global Alumni. He is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Public Relations Institute of Australia.


Hayden Tucker


Hayden brings unique communication and leadership skills to JT Comms.

His involvement in elite football (soccer) – training and competing in Australia, Europe and the US – gives him insight and skills in providing quality communications support to clients.

He was awarded a US college scholarship to study psychology.  Having now returned to Australia because of COVID-19, he is completing his degree at Macquarie University.

Hayden’s psychology studies enable him to develop effective strategies to assist organisations better engage with stakeholders. 

Hayden also supports the disability support services provider, Hireup. 

Joanne Dela Fuente

Digital Marketing

Jo-Anne is a digital marketing specialist with over 6 years’ experience. 

She started in the marketing communications space which heavily evolved and she now lives and breathes everything about digital marketing. 

Her vast exposure in the infrastructure, transportation and instrumentation industry shaped her skills, knowledge and abilities in the Marketing field. 

She recently founded Cygnus Digital Marketing with her mission to help small businesses get a huge fighting chance in the digital marketing world.