Vanessa Lorenz

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Studied art history and has been a successful PR professional for over 20 years now. She has worked worldwide – in Sydney, New York, London and Berlin. Vanessa has been employed by diverse blue-chip companies and taught at the New York School and the University of Technology in Sydney.

Professional background

Seit 2008

PR-Consulting, Berlin and Konstanz

2007- 2008          

Group Account Director  Bond Public Relations, London

2006 –2007         

Head of Communications Planning Arts Council England, London

2005 –2006       

Head of Public Relations, Sydney Opera House, Sydney Symphony Orchestra

2003 – 2005        

Head of Public Relations, Retail Banking, 360, Commonwealth Bank, Sydney

2000 – 2003        

Group Account Director Professional Public Relations, Sydney

1997 – 2000       

Senior Account Supervisor Hill & Knowlton, New York                   

1996 – 1997         

Account Supervisor DeVries Public Relations, New York

1991 – 1995         

Account Coordinator – Senior Account Executive The Rowland Company, London


Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Art and Humanities (Art History).


1998 New York School, Graduate Class, ‘Media Relations’

2002 Technical University Sydney, Undergraduate Class, ‘Strategic PR’

2003 Authored New Media chapter, The Australian and New Zealand, Public Relations Manual


English (native), german (B1)