Vaia Pappas

If it wasn’t for Vaia Pappas, the lady behind one of Sydney’s best beauty salons VAIABEAUTY, I may not have had the nerve to start my own business back in 2007. Now a dear friend, Vaia was my first PR client and a visionary in her own right. Never afraid to take a punt and […]

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Scott Petrie

Having relished my early career as an arts critic and then an arts publicist, when I started my own PR consultancy in 2007 my list of dream clients included creative types. Enter Scott Petrie. A financially successful and humble visual artist whose bold and ever-evolving paintings adorn the walls of scores of luxury houses in Asia, […]

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Lucie Trinco

I love Lucie! Lucie Trinco that is, the founder of Il Tutto, one of Australia’s most iconic luxury baby bag brands that is sold in 15 countries across the planet. A sassy and savvy business leader, Lucie is super busy, but she does the working mum juggle with a sense of fun and resolution.  Having […]

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Simon Murphy

Most of us would see giving a shout out to someone who is in the same industry as yourself (and who holds a similar level of experience) as highlighting the competition. And maybe that is, to an extent, the case but here goes. I came to work alongside PR powerhouse Simon Murphy some 3.5 years […]

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Alison Flemming

The corporate world often cops a slating when it comes to providing opportunities for its managers to be agents of change and able to project an individual purpose. Alison Flemming proves that to be wrong. As Regional Manager Western Sydney for Scentregroup (known best for their Westfield shopping centres), Alison is self-deprecating, bold and not […]

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Melissa Browne

If every industry was to nominate a style icon, Melissa Browne would be head of the class when it comes to being the poster child for a fashion-forward accountant. Stay with me. Because Mel wears so many hats – business owner, author (her second book Fabulous but Broke is out in early 2015), columnist, media commentator, […]

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Blythe Rowe

The Little Things Blog Post by Blythe Rowe Energetic and sharp as a tack. Two ways that I feel sum up the smart and sassy Blythe Rowe. We met around three years ago and I could see pretty fast Blythe was on a mission. She has succeeded in her vision to highlight and help counter […]

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Alicia Beachley

As a small business owner it takes a heady mixture of guts and unwavering self-belief to make it work. Alicia Beachley has engineered her drive and talent into a thriving brand activation agency April5 that has a very enviable list of big name clients who she often lands for the long haul. I luckily got […]

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Emma Isaacs

High achievers and pure vulnerability rarely go hand in hand. But with the super-charged Emma Isaacs, the CEO of Australia’s largest networking forum Business Chicks the mould was clearly broken. And hooray for that. Over the years I have worked closely with Em, it has been like watching a snowball. Momentum and mass combined with […]

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Adam Robinson

Now a very global corporate player, I have known Adam Robinson for close to 20 years (eek). This numbers whizz joined Nokia in November 2004 as Head of Finance & Control for Australia & New Zealand, based in his home city of Sydney. Four years later he moved to Singapore to manage Finance & Control […]

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