Isaac is an experienced, innovative and passionate stakeholder engagement specialist with more than a decade in community engagement, government relations, investor relations and media management. Isaac holds a Bachelor of Communication from Notre Dame University and a Master of Business from Deakin University.

Prior to joining Cannings Purple as an Associate Director, Isaac was media officer to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage, and senior journalist at Singapore Business Review, Singapore’s premier business magazine, covering sectors including agribusiness, aviation, engineering, entertainment, food and beverage, healthcare, hotels, IT, property and shipping.

More recently, Isaac was community engagement advisor to the Chief Government Whip, successfully advocating for more than $4m in community projects including the Vietnamese Cultural Centre. Additionally, Isaac worked as community development manager at the West Australian Football Commission, specialising in club and facility development, indigenous and multicultural participation.

Isaac is passionate about making a difference to the community, and is a member of Rotary Club Elizabeth Quay, and several business councils including the Australian Korean Business Council WA, WA Chinese Chamber of Commerce and WA Singapore Business Council. Outside of work, Isaac likes to spend his time with his partner and two kids at the beach and park.

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Cannings Purple recognised as an Employer of Choice for the second year running

We’re proud to once again be recognised as an Employer…

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Corporate Affairs

Brand activism: The positives and pitfalls of taking a stance

Meaningful brand activism is no longer a nice-to-have, it is…

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Digital

A digital approach to stakeholder engagement

Over the past decade, the way we communicate has changed…

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Corporate Affairs

Who reads the news anyway? Actually, you should

There’s nothing like a social media slam to give business leaders a…

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Digital

How to make your website more accessible

1 in 6  Australians have a disability. The figure, from…

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Digital

Cannings Purple takes home gold at the 2021 SABRE Awards

Cannings Purple have been announced a winner in the Asia-Pacific SABRE Awards for the work…

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Crisis Readiness

High Court rules media companies responsible for comments on their Facebook pages

The High Court has dismissed an appeal by some of…

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Crisis Readiness

Key takeaways from the latest Notifiable Data Breach Scheme stats

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) recently released…

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Feature

State Budget 2021 – 2022: The numbers that matter

Still riding high following March’s election landslide, Premier Mark McGowan today handed down his first Budget in his dual…

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On RUOK day, check on your Stakeholder Engagement team

I’ve worked in retail and raised toddlers (and teenagers) so I…

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