Barbara Pesel is a respected partner to many leading organisation executives, drawing on more than 25 years of experience in corporate communications with a focus on issues management, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning.

Barbara’s wide market knowledge supports her critical strengths in balancing a range of business issues with the most effective communication program to produce meaningful and measurable results. As a consequence, she enjoys the confidence of many senior business leaders and a wide network of loyal clients and affiliate partners.

Having sat on numerous boards, she has held positions including chair of the Lygon Street Festa and a judge on the Telstra Business Women’s Awards panel. Barbara Pesel currently sits on the Board of Lyric Opera of Melbourne and is Vice President of the Lort Smith Animal Hospital board.

Having founded Pesel & Carr Strategic Communications 18 years ago, Barbara is passionate about creating value for clients and achieving out of the ordinary results.