Renée is highly valued by Boards and executives for her ability to provide cut through and considered strategic advice to deliver clear and effective messaging to media and financial audiences. As the Managing Director of Cannings, Renée has built a culture of relentless focus on clients and brings huge energy and insight across strategic positioning, capital market transactions, investor relations and issues management.
Renée has more than 20 years of experience in business and financial communications in her native New Zealand, Australia and the United States, where she was latterly Group Head of Communications and Investor Relations for the New York Stock Exchange-listed sunglasses company, Oakley Inc.
An honours graduate in Business Management Studies from the University of Waikato, Renée also holds a Diploma of Book Editing and Publishing, Distinction (2012) Macleay College, Sydney. She is passionate about the power of education and opportunity, and is currently a mentor to a scholarship recipient of The Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation.