Ilona Marchetta

Account Director / ESG Practice Lead

Ilona Marchetta is one of the few GRI-certified Sustainability Practitioners in Australia.

Ilona is also an internationally certified Change Manager and she has more than 20 years’ experience in communications spanning journalism, public relations and marketing, including influencer marketing and social media. Ilona has supported or led the delivery of transformation projects across finance and government, for organisations ranging from 500 to 60,000 employees, with on and offshore teams.

Ilona has considerable experience developing communication and engagement strategies for challenging subjects and in heavily regulated environments, having held senior positions at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, and Westpac as part of the core team delivering reform following the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.

Ilona is completing further studies in Sustainability and Climate Policy via Curtin University.

Specialties: ESG, materiality assessment, sustainability strategy, plain-English writing, corporate communications, change management, engagement, training, media relations, copywriting, social media.