Founding Partner & Global CEO
Mr. Tureman is a leading strategist and public affairs executive. He has extensive experience developing and executing strategies and building teams that meet and exceed goals. At Bondi Partners, Mr. Tureman manages global strategic growth, strengthening and expanding its services by leveraging his experience in the public and private sectors.
Before co-founding Bondi Partners, Mr. Tureman served as Senior Advisor to Ambassador Joe Hockey in Washington. In this role, he acted as a key thought partner on all Ambassadorial initiatives, providing intelligence, advice and recommendations to the Ambassador on corporate and political landscapes, and their potential impacts on the U.S.-Australian alliance. He identified and strategically aligned Australian and Ambassadorial priorities with external government, media and private sector stakeholders to promote and strengthen the U.S.-Australian relationship.
Prior to joining the Embassy, Mr. Tureman led programming activities at Business Forward, a national business trade group that is active in over 100 cities working with more than 100,000 local business leaders and executives. He spearheaded campaigns to promote Obama-era business policies such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Clean Power Plan, Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), innovative financing mechanisms for infrastructure development, and the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
Mr. Tureman volunteered on the 2020 Biden for President campaign and has held leadership roles on U.S. Presidential, Senate, House and Mayoral campaigns and at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC). Mr. Tureman began his career on Capitol Hill, in the office of U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL).
He is married to Lauren Gillis, a national security professional who has worked on Capitol Hill and in the Obama Administration, and currently serves in the Biden Administration.