A strategic thinker and problem solver, Anne is motivated by the opportunities presented by the strength of businesses to create social change. With an intuitive knack for understanding people and their behaviours, Anne is adept at identifying patterns and reasons for cause and creating innovative, efficient and effective solutions.
At Ellis Jones, Anne’s work includes strategy development and integrated communications, across energy, environment, government and the arts. This includes work with Future Energy Skills, leading a two-year solar battery accreditation awareness campaign from research and strategy through to execution; development of a communications strategy for Energy Australia; and an ongoing multi-channel recruitment and marketing campaign for Melbourne-based design school, LCI Melbourne.
Prior to Ellis Jones Anne ran the individual giving program at the Australian Conservation Foundation where she was responsible for creating and delivering all individual fundraising appeals, including the Stop Adani and Repower campaigns.
Anne has led numerous marketing and communications campaigns, business development, and web and user experience initiatives in the not for profit sector. Her journey in the NFP sector began at Oaktree, where she developed and implemented a monthly regular giving initiative, as well as directing the innovation and business development program.
Anne is degree qualified, graduating from The University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Arts in screen and cultural Studies, and media and communications.