Joanne Ryan

Secretary

Joanne Ryan is the Managing Director of Infodec Communications. She has extensive experience working in the media industry in Australia.  She worked for several years in media marketing and editorial departments at News Limited, gaining inside knowledge of how to effectively communicate with the media.

She also worked for several years as a Corporate Development Advisor with News Limited. During that time she researched and advised on a vast number of regulatory and policy issues affecting News Limited nationally and News Corporation on a global scale. She also represented the organisation to Government and was a member of a number of industry committees including the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Intellectual Property consultative group.

Infodec was founded by Joanne in 2009 and since that time the company has worked with clients including industry groups, large corporations, Federal Government agencies, online media organisations, individuals and small businesses. Joanne Ryan has written a number of blogs related to communications policy issues that have been published on OpenForum. She has also written opinion pieces, appeared on radio and given presentations on communications to business groups.

Joanne was also recently appointed as inaugural Chair of the Sutherland Shire Business Chamber.

Her formal qualifications include a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) and Master of International Studies from the University of Sydney.

Joanne is also a Justice of the Peace.

Email Joanne:         secretary@mdcc.com.au