Maryanne Fernando

MANAGING DIRECTOR
BBusiness Marketing and Accounting; GAICD (Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors).

Maryanne has over 30 years of helping companies to succeed. With extensive experience in working with companies globally, she has developed strong commercial strategies for the delivery of brands to the market.  Maryanne has worked with some of the largest global brands including IKEA, IBM, Hallmark Cards, Lion Nathan and Huhtamaki Oyi in various roles including Director – Sales and Marketing, Head of Corporate Marketing, eCommerce and Brand Manager. Her breadth of experience spans more than 40 countries, across a broad range of industries and over 150 acquisitions and mergers.

Read More She brings a deep level of understanding of how to target communications to the market that translate to results. Her campaign experience spans domestically in Australia and internationally across multiple media platforms including TV, radio, press and digital. She is a respected digital and brand specialist. Leveraging her depth of experience Maryanne lecturers in workshops for the CCI-WA, Curtin Entrepreneurial Centre (Growth / Master’s Program), SBDC and Small Business Centres in Perth.
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Scott Campbell

CREATIVE DIRECTOR
BDesign – Visual Communication. Major Digital Media & Design.

Scott is an award-winning designer leading the Brand One creative division. He brings to the team a depth of knowledge in digital mediums, with experience spanning across Australia, New Zealand and the UK.

Read More With a depth of skills including extensive web and digital experience, he has developed pragmatic and effective media campaigns leveraging the strengths of both the digital and traditional platforms. Scott’s strength is that he understands commercial brand and market strategies and builds focused campaigns to deliver business objectives. Scott has worked with some major local and global brands including Adobe, IBM, Diageo, ICI Paints (Dulux), Unilever, BGC, iiNet, Police & Nurses, Murdoch University, Chevron, British Gas, Landgate and Landcorp.
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Katrina Hibbs

SENIOR ACCOUNT MANAGER
BComm – Marketing, Management Certificate IV in Workplace Assessment & Training, Google AdWords Search Certification

Katrina is a results-oriented professional with extensive experience in utilising online and offline marketing, advertising and PR tools to achieve tangible business results. She has over 20 years’ experience as a marketing professional; with the last 10+ years as a specialist in the digital marketing space.

Read More With a background in market research and analysis, branding, events management, advertising, marketing communications and online marketing, Katrina has hands-on experience working with some major local and global brands including Edith Cowan University, Perth Royal Show, LandCorp, CCIWA, City of Subiaco, Curtin University, Boral, TrailsWA, City of Joondalup, Breast Cancer Care WA and Murdoch University. As a lecturer and tutor at Edith Cowan University, Katrina has also mentored award winning teams in the Google Online Marketing Challenge for Edith Cowan University.
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Claudia Newstead

ACCOUNT MANAGER
BA Arts Communications

Claudia has broad experience in the marketing and communications industry having spent over eight years’ working and studying in the field.

She has led many publicity and promotional campaigns working for in excess of six years in the major film distribution companies, Roadshow Films and Paramount Pictures, as a publicity and promotions professional. Her roles have seen her plan and deliver successful publicity campaigns for upcoming film releases building awareness and ultimately increasing box office revenue.

Read More She has also B2B experience working in the Oil and Gas industry where she focused on account management and recruitment providing her valuable insight into the industry. Claudia has also worked as a journalist and copy editor for the Special Publications unit of The West Australian, focusing on Perth VITA Magazine and Ray Jordan’s Wine Guide.
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Katryn Fremlin

PUBLIC RELATIONS CONSULTANT
BA English – Journalism, PR

Katryn is a results-focused communications professional with 10 years’ experience in delivering communications strategies for clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. She is a proactive relationship strategist and a highly experienced copywriter.

She has led multiple stakeholder campaigns that integrated targeted government, media and investors relations elements and has worked closely with a range of State and Federal Ministerial offices and their Departments including the WA Minister for Energy, the WA Minister for the Environment; Water, the WA Minister for Food, Agriculture and Housing and the Victoria Minister for Energy and Resources. Federally, Katryn has worked closely with the offices of Prime Minister John Howard, Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Minister Martin Ferguson and Minister Penny Wong.

Read More Katryn has managed a major campaign for Perth-based company Carnegie Wave Energy, working closely with the Prime Minister’s office to launch the Federal Government’s Renewable Energy Program. She has also worked with Perth Energy and the office of WA Energy Minister Peter Collier to launch a range of major green power initiatives and worked with Australian US Ambassador Kim Beazley and US-based Woodrow Wilson International to run a major international political Award Program in Perth. Katryn has also been involved in a range of highly successful PR and government relations campaigns for Perth Convention Centre, Oakajee Port and Rail and PharmAust Ltd. Prior to her PR consultancy work, Katryn was a public relations officer at the WA Government’s Forest Products Commission and a journalist at a community newspaper.
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David Brook

CORPORATE AFFAIRS AND STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS CONSULTANT
BA Philosophy – Economics

David is a highly experienced strategic corporate affairs and communications professional with over 24 years of experience with ASX listed entities, including in international contexts, ranging from large-cap global corporates to small and mid-cap listed companies, as well as private companies and government in Australia, New Zealand and other global jurisdictions including Asia.

Read More With a background in international relations his experience includes 14 years in a number of head of function, in-house executive management roles in corporate affairs, stakeholder management, government and investor relations. He has also served in several high-level corporate affairs and strategic communications consulting roles within leading agencies such as PPR, predominantly within the resources and energy sectors in both operating and EPCM/EPC entities. David brings significant strategic communications experience for clients having worked directly along-side operations management. Prior to this, he had 10 years as a New Zealand Diplomat, where stakeholder influencing and engagement, and issues management were demanded across highly diverse and complex global environments.
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