Frances Haysey is an experienced publicist, talent manager, strategist and media consultant. Before founding Small Talk she worked with a number of high-profile companies including Penguin Books, City of Sydney, Phaidon Press and Warner Music and managed campaigns and projects for Stephanie Alexander, Bryce Courtenay, Mem Fox, Matt Moran, Kylie Kwong, Jared Diamond, Alain de Botton, John Ralston Saul, k.d. lang, Lykke Li, Death Cab for Cutie, James Blunt, Josh Groban, Neil Young, The Veronicas, The Low Anthem, Seal, Heidi Klum and many more.

After returning to Australia following a stint in Los Angeles, Frances began Small Talk with the aim of working exclusively with people who share common interests and values. People doing *good* things.

Frances, importantly, grew up in country Victoria and now lives between inner-city Melbourne and beautiful Bangalow on the northern NSW coast. She is passionate about regional Australia and sharing stories from the land.