"Life is unfolding exactly as it should"
Vanessa is a dynamic communications, marketing and PR leader with over 14 yearsâ?? experience working across a range of industries. Founder of The Right Remark, a marketing and communications consultancy dedicated to working with brands who make a difference in the lives of others, Vanessa enjoys elevating brands and creating meaningful connections in the communities she serves. Vanessa has extensive experience in the areas of corporate communications, change management, corporate affairs, employee communications and has worked across a broad range of industries including energy, mining, healthcare, infrastructure, not for profit and government. Vanessa successfully led the change management and communications for the largest commercial acquisition in Australia during 2016 (State Grid Corporation of China V Jemena), and has worked on a range of major business transformations spanning people, process, system and culture. She has a rich history working in large corporate supporting industrial relations changes, restructures, responding to dynamic media issues, and is regularly sought out today to help organisations reshape their brand and improve employee engagement. In more recent years, Vanessa has returned to her roots of creative writing and journalism, helping several Australian women to realise their dream of writing and self publishing their first book. She now provides book coaching, self publishing and professional editing services with special experience bringing memoir, professional biography and non fiction works to life. Having worked on the other side of the fence in radio and TV, Vanessa brings an honesty seldom found in many marketing and PR agencies. She loves helping shape a newsworthy pitch and getting great media results for many different types of organisations. Vanessa has previously led and facilitated media campaigns for multi-million dollar events such as the Leukaemia Foundationâ??s Worldâ??s Greatest Shave, helped launch Brisbaneâ??s first ever Brisbane Writerâ??s Fringe Festival, and continues to promote a range of lifestyle and community events and brands through The Right Remark.