Janelle Ryan, Public Relations/Legal

Janelle Ryan (nee Yates) graduated from Loreto College in 2002.

Janelle has worked with some of the world’s top PR agencies in both the UK and Australia. Janelle launched The Little PR Company in 2009, bringing her international learnings of the PR industry to clients within the Central Highlands region. Janelle has also managed campaigns for an extremely diverse client base, cutting across industry sectors including – Public Sector, Health, Corporate, NFP and Arts.

After thirteen years of working in public relations, ten of those in senior communication and stakeholder engagement roles, a recent experience has led her to explore a deeper understanding of the law, particularly in the areas of human rights and advocacy.

Janelle holds a Bachelor of Public Relations (Journalism) with distinction from Deakin University and is now pursuing a career in the field of law with the team at Lacey & Co., The Integrity Group. Janelle has since commenced a Juris Doctor Law Degree with Deakin University.

Janelle also holds the following positions:

· Board Director – The Sovereign Hill Museums Association

· Learning Partner – Leadership Ballarat & Western Region

· Founder – Left of the Clique networking & learning