Profile

I am an international marketing manager with expertise in integrated marketing communications, branding, public relations and social responsibility. My clients have included leaders in government, environment, climate finance, clean energy, food and beverage, film, new media and luxury goods. 

I offer excellent organizational, analytical, strategic planning and project management skills, plus first-rate client service, partnership-building and networking skills. Attributes that I bring to the table include leadership, commitment, imagination and intercultural fluency. I have an MBA from Thunderbird, School of Global Management.

Work History

Work History
2015 - Present

Marketing Communications Consultant

Communicating to target audiences with authenticity, developing meaningful messaging strategies that evoke a singular vision, branding products and services to create resonance and loyalty. 

Currently available for short or long-term consulting projects and assignments.

2013 - 2014

Communications Specialist

Green Climate Fund

Led development and oversaw implementation of stakeholder engagement, public information and communication strategy for new multilateral financial institution created by the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change/UNFCCC (Country and Stakeholder Outreach Officer, 2013; Communications and Outreach Specialist, 2014.)

2011 - 2012

Marketing Manager

Convers Energie

Managed marketing communications for renewable energy firm specializing in solar photovoltaic systems design and integration, with operations in Germany and the UK. 

2009 - 2009

Consultant

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Facilitated interagency / internal communications and editorial coordination of negotiating text as part of core documentation team for United Nations climate change secretariat prior to and during Copenhagen Climate Conference (COP15).

2007 - 2008

Consultant

Mia Brozovich Nacke

Provided strategic marketing and business development services to clean energy clients, including solar energy firm with 4.5 megawatt peak installed.

2000 - 2003

Account Director / Consultant

Boutique consulting firm, The Coca-Cola Company and other clients

Managed direct marketing accounts for election/re-election of US government officials and party leaders in Washington, DC. Delivered marketing services to clients, including The Coca-Cola Company (Global Customer Marketing Group - Manila, Dallas) and streaming media/digital music start-up funded by Intel (Los Angeles).

1992 - 1997

Account Manager / Legislative Aide / Executive Director

United States Congress and other organizations

Managed direct marketing accounts for political consulting firm. Managed non-profit association. Served as foreign affairs aide to Member of Congress. 

Client list

My clients have also included Rapaport, Inc. (www.diamonds.net - primary source of diamond prices and market information for global gem and jewelry industry), the Dubrovnik International Film Festival and Mitt Romney for Governor

Project highlights include:

  • Delivering first known global consumer survey in casual dining segment (The Coca Cola Company);

  • Developing Cinema Croatia film series in Brussels (sponsored by Motion Picture Association, partners - Film Museum/Royal Belgian Film Archives, Croatian National Tourist Board); and 

  • Developing premium positioning and brand strategies for De Beers diamonds that LVMH/De Beers and Bain & Co. implemented in global marketplace.  

Education

Education

Portfolio

Skills

Skills

Media relations

Public relations

Branding

Integrated marketing communications

Certifications

Certifications

Environmental Diplomacy - Advanced Studies Certificate

University of Geneva
Program co-sponsored by UNEP and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Thesis: "Financing climate change during global economic crisis: The $250 billion question" (rated "excellent" by academic review panel).

Interests

Travel, film, reading, writing, yoga.