Meet the Virtual Team
Principal - Fiona Hamann
Fiona Hamann is a professional public relations and communication consultant with more than 25 years' experience managing corporate affairs and public relations for a variety of blue chip and smaller businesses and not for profit organisations.
Starting in journalism at News Ltd in 1989, Fiona has also worked in PR agencies, internal communication consultancies and in-house in a variety of corporate communications roles across a wide spectrum of industries across the globe.
Sick of long city commuting, she started Hamann Communication in 2014 and works across a number of industries with a variety of clients, whilst maintaining some semblance of work life balance.
Hamann Communication is located in the North West of Sydney, near Kurrajong in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, and despite its semi rural village location, the agency services businesses across Australia, the USA and South East Asia.
Fiona has also lectured and tutors Public Relations at Raffles College of Design and Commerce as well as tutored public relations students at University of Western Sydney (UWS, now rebranded WSU)
Over the years, previous employers and some clients have included: Coca-Cola South Pacific, Seven Network Australia, Reader's Digest, AllRecipes.com.au, HealthSmart and Handyman Magazines, Aussie (Home Loans), John Holland, Hawkesbury City Council, Rubix Modular Homes, Blue Mountains Natural Spring Water, TZ Limited, Yellow Brick Road, Kraft Jacob Suchard, Discovery Foods and British Aerospace.
She has also guest written blog posts for Realestate.com.au, Aussie, finder.com.au, Jobsite, API magazine and the Tech Scoop among others.
Fiona works directly with clients, and also offers a confidential service to PR and communication agencies with work overflow or in need of specific expertise.
She is also a regular contributor to Flying Solo - a publication aimed at small business owners.
Graphic Design & Powerpoint Whizz - Mel Archer
Mel is an experienced graphic designer and MS Office technical whizz. Specialising in crafting beautiful designs into functional corporate documents, Mel creates Microsoft Word and PowerPoint templates clients can update without specialist software. From digital letterheads to tender documentation, annual reports and presentations/pitch decks, she’ll make sure your branding is cohesive across the board.
Mel has worked with a variety of businesses over the past 20 years including financial services, healthcare, retail, government and small business.
Mel also has her own graphic design business Netspin Creative.