Cannings Strategic Communications has strengthened its specialist investor relations and corporate and financial communications team with two new senior appointments: Jennifer Parker, who joins as a Director, and William Roberts, who joins as a Senior Consultant.

As well, Cannings has appointed Lucy Wigney as a Junior Consultant.

Jennifer is a seasoned corporate and financial communications specialist with over 15 years’ experience in senior in-house and consulting roles.  She has advised leading ASX-listed companies and led communications for M&A and business transformation programs. Her previous roles include Corporate Communications Manager at REA Group, Head of Corporate Affairs at AOL|7, and Communications & Marketing Manager at Salvos Legal.

William is a former media adviser with the Federal Government, with extensive experience providing strategic advice on sensitive media issues, crisis support, and stakeholder engagement. Previously, he was Public Affairs Manager at the Australian Beverages Council, where he created a strategic plan to help improve the non-alcoholic beverage industry’s public reputation. William also has a PhD in Media Communications from the University of Sydney.

Lucy is a recent graduate from The University of Technology, Sydney, having graduated with a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in Public Relations and Digital and Social Media. Previously to joining Cannings, Lucy was a researcher at government relations specialist firm Richardson Coutts, where she conducted research for a range of clients.

Jennifer, William and Lucy are looking forward to working with our existing and new clients!