Ilona has more than 15 years’ experience in communications spanning journalism, public relations and marketing, including influencer marketing and social media. Ilona is also an APMG International certified change management practitioner with experience in agile project environments across finance and government. She has developed and executed change communication strategies for organisations ranging from 500 to 60,000 employees, with onshore and offshore teams.
Ilona has considerable experience developing communication strategies for controversial and challenging subjects, 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 The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry.
Ilona is completing studies in Sustainability and Climate Policy via Curtin University, and is working toward a globally recognised Sustainability (ESG) Practitioner certification.
Specialties: Corporate communications, content strategy, media relations, eco communications, copywriting, marketing, social media, change management