Think HQ appoints Dr. Som Sengmany as Director of Multicultural Perspectives
Communication agency Think HQ has appointed Dr. Som Sengmany, multicultural communication specialist and qualitative researcher, as director of multicultural knowledge.
The new appointment aims to strengthen multicultural engagement and research and significantly improve its diverse communications arm, CultureVerse.
Dr. Sengmany will draw on his 15 years of industry experience and research expertise to develop culturally appropriate communication and engagement strategies and research approaches for multicultural audiences.
He will also work with the broader Think HQ team to develop fully inclusive communication strategies and research approaches for clients and inject culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) audience perspectives into larger campaigns and projects.
Dr. Sengmany has worked in a variety of sectors, including state and local government and nonprofit community health, most recently as a strategic communications and engagement advisor to the Whitehorse City Council. He recently completed a PhD (Deakin University) on multicultural communications in Victorian government and multicultural sectors.
Founder and CEO of Think HQ Jen Sharpe said, “Som brings a powerful combination of practical knowledge with academically trained research skills to the development of evidence-based communication strategies.
“His insights and research will be invaluable both to CultureVerse and to Think HQ’s broader teams and clients looking to communicate and engage with diverse audiences and CALD communities.”
Dr. Sengmany said he was attracted to Think HQ’s leadership and dedication to CALD communications: “I’m delighted to join the CultureVerse team at Think HQ. The agency’s deep understanding, expertise and commitment to inclusive communications and engagement across multiple sectors makes it the perfect place to put my research and expertise into practice,” he said. declared.
“I look forward to working with the broader Think HQ team to develop even more ethnically diverse and culturally inclusive communication practices that meet the needs of CALD clients and communities.”
Top photo: Dr. Som Sengmany