Annette Ellis is the Managing Director of Cannings Purple, heading our organisation and its teams and setting strategic direction.

Annette specialises in corporate communications, reputation management, crisis communications, change management and stakeholder relations and is an accomplished corporate editor, speechwriter and a highly regarded coach in executive presentation skills.

With more than 25 years’ experience gained primarily in the global resources and logistics sectors, Annette ran her own successful communications agency before joining Cannings Purple in 2008. Over the course of her career, she has provided community engagement, media management, internal communications and issues management support to major project developments both in Australia and around the world.

Annette provides pro bono public relations advice and support to a number of community and industry associations including Murdoch University’s PR Industry Advisory Committee, The Salvation Army’s Business and Industry Advisory Committee and the Australia-Africa Minerals and Energy Group.

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Cannings Purple partners with Royal Flying Doctor Service WA

We are excited to announce our partnership with the Royal…

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Digital

Has Apple killed email?

There were a series of privacy upgrades and changes to Apple operating systems…

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Government Relations

Streamlining Bill to cut resources red tape

The resource sector is set to have a significant bureaucratic…

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Digital

I don’t need a videographer; I’ve got a smartphone…

The technology that is packed into our phones is quite…

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Digital

Zuckerberg takes a swipe at Apple’s fees

In a Facebook post shared on Monday, and just moments…

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Feature

Could WA lead the way to a brighter energy future?

We all know how Western Australia has become one of…

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Corporate Affairs

The importance of respectful engagement

“It was the first time I felt respected” – the…

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Corporate Affairs

National Reconciliation Week: More Than A Word

This year’s National Reconciliation Week theme, “More than a word.…

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Corporate Affairs

Can you build brand equity from a crisis? Qantas did

In the deep and chilling midst of a crisis, we believe it is possible to…

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Purple Conversations: Brigitte Colbert

Brigitte, Cannings Purple’s Investor Relations Associate Consultant, takes a break…

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