This Perspectives Seminar focusses on Careers in Communications and Advertising, with University of Melbourne alumni from Clemenger BBDO and the Department of Environment and Primary Industries.
John Stowell is an Advertising Account Executive at Clemenger BBDO
He completed a Bachelor of Arts, Diploma in Languages (Japanese), and a Master of Global Media Communication at the University of Melbourne.
Shannon Bakker is a Senior Communications Adviser in the Department of Environment and Primary Industries.
She earned a Specialist Certificate in Strategic Communications and Engagement through the University of Melbourne, and currently provides strategic communications and media advice for the Victorian Government in environment and sustainability policy and programs.
Prior to her role at the Department of Environment and Primary Industries, Shannon worked in Vietnam, providing strategic advice and website delivery for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. This followed a formative role at Socom Public Relations, where she began her career campaigning for local government, advocating for enhanced transport, infrastructure and social services.