Rhana has over 20 years’ experience developing and delivering strategic communication and engagement plans within dynamic environments. Experienced in environment, education, employment, critical infrastructure and urban transformation projects, Rhana works alongside MP’s, councils, industry, peak bodies, community action groups, residents and business owners in contentious projects and programs of State Significance.
A specialist in bringing the voice of under-represented groups including people with disabilities, the elderly and youth, and regional and remote audiences to public projects, Rhana was responsible for development of a program of community and stakeholder engagement across regional NSW, which was nominated as an IAP2 Core Values finalist in 2019.
As COVID-19 emerged, Rhana’s experience in the design and delivery of bespoke digital engagement strategies and platforms ensured her clients’ engagement activities continued safely.
Rhana holds a Bachelor Communications (Media), Advanced Diploma Community Sector Management, Diploma Business (Marketing), a Diploma Project Management and has completed IAP2 certification.
Areas of Expertise
- Strategic communications, engagement planning and implementation
- Risk assessment and management
- Crisis communications
- Human Centred Design
- CALD and disabilities engagement
- Event planning and management
- Website management
- In-person and online facilitation
- Change management