About Johnson & Laird

Johnson and Laird Management represents New Zealand and Australia’s best actors, voice talent, MCs, entertainers, speakers, presenters and social media influencers.

We provide a proactive and creative approach to representing our talent and we are dedicated to finding the perfect match for clients in order to best meet their creative and commercial imperatives.

Our books are split into clear divisions with the Performance division encompassing actors, commercial and voice talent, while our Personality division represents event MCs and entertainers, speakers, presenters and social media talent.

Each division is managed by a Senior Talent Agent and Business Development Manager who proactively services their market sector, both domestically and internationally.

We’ve forged strong connections with some of the world’s top talent and management agencies, and J&L’s agents travel to Los Angeles, New York, London, Australia to service these associations.

We know the entertainment business, and we have an outstanding reputation within it. Our clientele are talented, in-demand artists and performers who benefit from our wide range of corporate and media contacts and our extensive experience in management, sponsorship, publicity, entertainment law and journalism.

Johnson & Laird’s founder and manager Imogen Johnson has nearly 25 years of professional experience in public relations, sales and artist talent management. After four years as account director for a blue chip London company, she returned to New Zealand and became a senior actor and voice talent agent in Auckland. She set up Johnson & Laird in 2002. Imogen has a Masters Degree in English and Art History.