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Nat Earl

Nat Earl

Project Consultant

Nathaniel has eight years in the business sector across customer experience, stakeholder management and business management. A skilled communicator, Nat has an easy, personable manner, and brings professional gravitas and thoughtful analysis to his projects.

Nathan Menser

Nathan Menser

Project Manager

Nathan has over 15 years of experience developing communication and engagement strategies across both public and private sectors. He has worked in a range of industries, from mining and construction, to aviation and transport. With backgrounds in both engineering and communications, he enjoys the challenge of turning complex, detailed information into a creative, compelling narrative understood by a broader audience. He has an ability to engage internally and externally to identify and manage issues and provide strategic advice to ensure the smooth delivery of projects. Nathan utilises traditional and digital communications platforms to successfully implement strategies aimed at keeping communities, stakeholders and employees informed.

Nicole Andrews

Nicole Andrews

Project Manager

Nicole Andrews is a talented communication and community relations practitioner with over twelve years’ experience. Nicole has successfully delivered projects for a broad range of clients across private and non-private sectors. She has the ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders at all levels, in complex and high pressure environments. Nicole has extensive experience managing community engagement, developing project collateral, resolving complex stakeholder issues, and providing an effective interface to residents and business operators. She has a keen understanding of how to engage with communities, complex stakeholder groups and the media to achieve successful project outcomes. She has superior writing skills and is accomplished in designing and delivering digital media campaigns

Pamela Bourne

Pamela Bourne

Project Manager

Pamela has over 13 years of communications experience working in Government Infrastructure, Not for Profit, B2B and B2C private sectors. Pamela is an accomplished, results-oriented specialist with the ability to project manage and deliver on key aspects of the communications mix. With significant experience in marketing communications, Pamela is experienced in leading and implementing project plans, communication strategies and stakeholder campaign management. Pamela takes a thorough, well considered approach to communication challenges and thrives in dynamic professional environments. Pamela is tertiary qualified and is currently studying a Master of Business Administration (MBA) through Australian Institute of Business.

Rebecca Ryan

Rebecca Ryan

Intern

Rebecca is studying a Bachelor of Engineering Project Management (Built Environment) at the University of Sydney. She joins the KJA team after spending a year teaching Mathematics and Music at a Boarding School in the UK. Rebecca is highly motivated and is committed to delivering high quality work within set time frames. Her friendly demeanour and communications skills make her an asset to the delivery team.

Sarah Turner

Sarah Turner

Project Manager

Sarah is a strategic communicator with over twent years’ experience in issues management, media and Government relations. During this time she has acquired strong skills in media relations, issues management, strategic messaging and consulting. She has taken lead roles in internal and external stakeholder engagement and has successfully developed and delivered projects for a range of Government and private sector clients. 

Sonia Anderson

Sonia Anderson

Project Manager

Sonia is a highly motivated strategic communications specialist with 18 years of experience in state and federal government, communications and public relations agencies for ASX listed companies.

Stefanie Riemann

Stefanie Riemann

Project Manager

Stefanie is a consultant with more than ten years’ experience working on highly complex projects. She blends technical skills in landscape architecture with experience in stakeholder engagement, communications and reporting. She has a passion for projects which enhance well-being for individuals and communities.  

Suzanne von Kolpakow

Suzanne von Kolpakow

Project Coordinator

Suzanne’s professional career spans over four years in sales, customer service, and client relations. She started her career in media sales in Toronto, Canada, and now brings her skills in exceptional customer service and creative problem solving to KJA. With a degree in communications, Suzanne has an in depth knowledge to assess, anticipate, and meet multiple clients’ requirements and needs. She takes a strong interest in research, relationship management, and seeing a project flourish from start to finish. Suzanne has a thorough understanding of adapting to different personalities of clients and co-workers while maintaining attention to detail at the highest level.

Suzy Randjelovic

Suzy Randjelovic

Project Manager

Suzy’s career has spanned across multiple sectors including private, not-for-profit, higher education and Government. Her most notable clients have included the Department of Planning and Environment, Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) and Transport for NSW. Her diverse experience across strategy, media, content creation, stakeholder engagement, policy and events allows her to understand key channels and the right tools for effective communications. Suzy enjoys high capacity and deadline driven environments, utilising her skills in leadership and teamwork to deliver best practice results. Suzy favours an outcome-focused approach, connecting ideas and people to create value in staff and project management. Her can-do attitude, good conversation skills and self-motivation make her a vital member of any team and allows her to create good relationships with stakeholders.

Tony van Berkel

Tony van Berkel

Finance Executive

Tony leads the KJA business systems team. He has worked for more than 20 years in a variety of finance and administrative roles in Australia and New Zealand, in both the public and private sectors. Prior to joining KJA, Tony was a financial planning analyst for the Wellington City Council in New Zealand, responsible for preparation of financial statements relating to the Long Term Council Community and Annual Plans. Tony has also held senior roles with ISS Facility Services in both Sydney and Brisbane. With significant experience in conducting both financial and operational business audits, Tony's skills support KJA's client delivery.

Troy Gavin

Troy Gavin

Project Manager

Troy is a Social Performance and Stakeholder Engagement Specialist. He has extensive experience in social performance and relationship management for high dollar-value projects, international corporations, industry, indigenous groups, government and non-government organisations. He delivers innovative solutions focused on optimising the benefits and mitigating the negative impacts of the mining, oil and gas, energy, infrastructure, tourism and agricultural sectors. He has a deep understanding of the social, cultural and economic drivers, opportunities and issues relating to development across company, country and community contexts.

Veronica Kooyman

Veronica Kooyman

Project Consultant

Veronica has joined the KJA team following nearly ten years in the Arts sector. A skilled writer with excellent verbal communication skills, her prior experience provides her with strong skills in stakeholder management, project coordination, leadership, and research. Veronica has the ability to organise and present community messages effectively through a range of mediums including web, print, and film.