Warrick is a founding Director of Cannings Purple and an expert Board-level adviser in the areas of investor relations, M&A, crisis and reputation management.

Under his leadership, Cannings Purple has advised on more than 115 M&A transactions with a combined value of US$130 billion over the past 12 years.

Since starting Cannings Purple in 2004, Warrick has driven the business to become one of Australasia’s leading communications agencies, with a staff of more than 40 industry-leading experts across investor relations, government relations, corporate affairs, stakeholder engagement and design and digital.

Warrick is an expert communicator who has strong credentials in crisis management, corporate strategy and is a widely-published thought leader on the subject of corporate trust. He and the Cannings Purple team seek to “start and shape conversations that matter” to help valued clients capitalise on opportunities and deal with challenges but, most importantly, to create positive impacts for the communities in which they operate.

Warrick is a highly-regarded networker who believes relationship-building is a key element in achieving the best results for clients. He’s a Business News 40 under 40 winner, recognising the top 40 entrepreneurs in WA under the age of 40.

Warrick is an Australian Institute of Company Directors graduate and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Public Relations and Marketing) from Curtin University. He received the 2018 Curtin Faculty of Business and Law Professional Achievement Award, reflecting “outstanding accomplishment and a standard of excellence in his field.”

He is a current board member of Surfing WA and was previously on the Board of Governors of the National Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine Foundation, which supports life-saving medical research in anaesthesia, surgery and chronic pain.

Away from the office, Warrick enjoys spending time with his family and is a die-hard Fremantle Dockers supporter.

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