Sydney-based Kylie Hammond is the Founder and Managing Director of Director Institute ( – she is a small business owner and an expert in the process of what makes a board work, with her own experiences of a board search, talent hire and putting together advisory boards for companies of $1 to $10 million revenue. The Director Institute also has its own advisory board.

A few areas that Kylie can speak to you about on the role of the board in SMB investor relations includes but is not limited to:

  • how the board can best approach capital raising
  • the rise of ‘smart capital’ whereby SMB advisory board members are hired for their investment and sweat equity vs angel investing that many smaller businesses have relied on in the past
  • ways to better manage ethics and board transparency so the board is operating for the best interest s of its stakeholders

For interviews with Kylie, please contact me:
Amber Daines on 0404 145 939 or shoot over an email to

Director Institute:

Launched in 2015, Director Institute the fastest growing Network of Board Director talent in Australia, connecting Next Generation Directors with board appointments, providing peer to peer events, networking and exclusive events to get your board career soaring. We also specialise in small business advisory board advice and their formation to get start-ups and family businesses to that next level financially and beyond.


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Amber Daines

Amber Daines

Founder of Bespoke Communications, Amber Daines is a former journalist and corporate communications expert with over 14 years of local and international experience in the worlds of traditional media, PR, fundraising and relationship marketing in the government, business and creative fields.

Launched in 2007, Bespoke Communications is a boutique agency with solid experience across the business, consumer and not-for-profit sectors. Extensive communications experience, specialist media and promotions skills, strategic thinking and a proven commitment to an individual client approach are all central to the Bespoke experience.

Amber holds a BA Communications at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), where she majored in Journalism and Asia Pacific politics, a Masters of Arts from the University of New South Wales and Certificate IV in Workplace Training & Assessment (Train the Trainer) from UTS.

In 2010, Amber became an accredited media trainer with the Media Skills™ Network. She is also a part time lecturer at APM College of Business and Communication. Her first business book on PR and social media tips for small business is due to launch in May 2013.

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