Former Berejiklian Staffer Michael Evangelidis joins GovConnex to lead Customer Success and Insights

October 28, 2021

Sydney, Australia, 27 October 2021 – GovConnex, a political intelligence and relationship management platform, announces the appointment of Michael Evangelidis as Head of Customer Success and Insights. Michael brings to the team deep government experience with more than 10 years working in Federal and State Governments, including most recently as a Director to former New South Wales Premier, Gladys Berejiklian.

The newly created role will be focused on helping customers get the most out of the GovConnex platform and building the company’s proprietary insight capabilities.

GovConnex founder and CEO, Cooper Darling-Blair said the appointment was an important step in furthering the company’s mission of building the leading platform for government information and workflow tools.

“Michael brings an incredible knowledge of government, as well as a passion for our mission. His deep understanding of our customers and their experience, as well as his track record of strong execution in the space will enable us to deliver an even better experience to our customers as they navigate complex political issues. I'm delighted he's joining the team as we start our next chapter.” said Darling-Blair.

Speaking about the opportunity for the role, Evangelidis identified that clarity is critical when it comes to Government information for companies.

"GovConnex delivers political clarity on steroids, and the recent raise is testament to where this can go. I am keen to share my government insights to deliver even better results for customers, and work with the team that is disrupting how government information is shared.” Evangelidis said.

The appointment of Evangelidis follows the recent successful completion of a $1M raise, led by new Australian VC firm Black Nova. The new injection of funds will enable GovConnex to scale its platform globally.

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GovConnex launched in 2019 to help public affairs professionals more efficiently navigate complex political landscapes with software that brings together hundreds of data sources, combined with powerful workflow tools, in a single purpose built platform. The GovConnex team combine industry experience with technical know-how to deliver a political intelligence and relationship management offering uniquely suited to the challenges public affairs professionals face in their roles.

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