Member Cannings Purple recently announced their expansion into Queensland, led by experienced resources adviser Peta Baldwin.

Cannings Purple Chief Executive Officer Annette Ellis, Managing Director Warrick Hazeldine and new Queensland State Director Peta Baldwin.

The opening of a Brisbane office will further boost the company’s ability to service existing clients in Queensland and take advantage of the natural synergies between the Western Australian and Queensland markets, with a focus in resources and energy.

“Peta brings strong investor relations expertise and well-developed insights into the wider Queensland market,” Cannings Purple Managing Director Warrick Hazeldine said.

“She is familiar with the issues that are important to the resources and energy sector - having worked in-house at AngloGold Ashanti, Mount Isa Mines and Alcoa and consulted to listed companies such as Gold Fields, Diamondcorp, Petra Diamonds and TanzaniteOne and their mining contractor partners,” said Mr Hazeldine.

“Peta also has knowledge of government process and policy, which is a skill valued by all our clients, and strong credentials in crisis communications planning, most recently having been part of the team which developed a multi-agency framework for Biosecurity Queensland,” he continued.

On looking forward to spearheading the company’s growth into Queensland Peta said she was delighted to join a consultancy that has such a strong background in investor relations.

“I look forward to working with Cannings Purple’s established clients in their Queensland operations and also to connecting with new clients and helping service their needs in an economy which has the resources industry as a leading growth sector,” said Cannings Purple Queensland State Director Peta Baldwin.

The opening of the Brisbane office continues sustained growth for Cannings Purple.

Cannings Purple are one of Australia’s leading fully-integrated communications consultancies offering expertise in investor relations, government relations, corporate affairs and design and digital.

Cannings Purple is a long-term member of the Gold Industry Group. Cannings Purple Managing Director Warrick Hazeldine recently spoke on the panel at the Group’s annual Mining Matrix breakfast at Diggers & Dealers on the image of mining.

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