Anna is a stakeholder engagement specialist, with extensive experience in both state and local governments, and private consulting. She has 15 years experience in stakeholder and community engagement, corporate and community planning, project management and facilitation, and natural resource planning and management.
With a dynamic and creative approach, her strength is in combining excellent organisational and communication skills with a strategic approach to understanding and improving stakeholder and community relations.
Anna sits on both the operations and media committees.
Alex Ninis’ knowledge and experience has assisted the HACCI Board enormously in many areas. He has served as Secretary and previously served as Chief Editor of the HACCI Herald. Alex also co-hosts HACCI’s radio program on Raidio Hellas 3XY (1422AM) which airs every Tuesday at 5pm.
Alex’s legal background will add a dimension to the HACCI team and a level of order and professionalism that will assist the organisation as it expands its presence.
As a lawyer with over 30 years experience, Alex worked for seven years as General Counsel and Vice President at services company, Peoplesoft Asia Pacific and Japan. A former Partner of one of Sydney’s pre-eminent firms, Truman Hoyle, Alex ventured out to establish Blue Rock Law shortly after moving to Melbourne in 2008 which was acquired by Macpherson Kelley in 2014 where he is now a Principal. Alex specialises in providing information technology, intellectual property and corporate advice.
Alex’s desire to contribute to a professionally run organisation that is culturally aligned with his background is one of his motivations for becoming involved with HACCI. His energy and enthusiasm has been a welcomed inclusion to the team.
Tom Andronas is a communications specialist, with a focus on digital media production and distribution.
He’s currently Strategic Communications Manager for the Leader of the Victorian Opposition Matthew Guy, and runs a boutique digital communications consultancy. Previously he was Executive Producer on the market-leading 3AW Radio Drive Program (hosted by Tom Elliott) and has worked in print with leading ethnic publisher Neos Kosmos.
Tom is driven by ideas, creativity and opportunity. He has an acute sense of audience and perception of those ideas, and relishes the challenge of converting ideas to results.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and English Literature) and a Bachelor of Communications (Philosophy and Radio).