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Adrian Rauso

Adrian Rauso joined Business News in February 2018 as the morning email producer and is the online news reporter as of January 2019. Adrian completed a degree in journalism and politics at the University of Notre Dame, where he was the co-editor of the University’s student magazine for nearly two years. He also has experience in corporate affairs at the United States Consulate in Perth.

Chloe Constantinides

Chloe is an innovation specialist with deep experience in technology, marketing and growth across her portfolio career. 

She has worked with countless entrepreneurs, corporates and government organisations through her involvement with leading startup programs, building over a hundred digital products and sitting on the board at StartupWA.

As a founder, a graduate of AICD's Company Directors Course, a 2018 40Under40 winner and recipient of ECU's Inaugural Young Alumni Award, Chloe is passionate about sharing her unique experiences and learnings with others.

Dan Wilkie

Dan Wilkie rejoins the Business News editorial team as Associate Editor, after having launched Australia China Business Review as founding editor-in-chief. While specialising in commercial and residential property writing, Dan also writes across industries and assists editor Mark Beyer in planning and producing Business News' daily emails, fortnightly magazine and website publishing. Dan is a graduate of Curtin University.

Jordan Murray

Jordan joined Business News in June 2019 as a journalist after having written for The CEO Magazine since 2018. Before that, he studied communications and media studies at The University of Western Australia, graduating with first-class honours in 2017

Kate Raynes-Goldie

Kate Raynes-Goldie is the founder of Playup Perth, a showcase and testing ground for creative innovation, and Future Human Academy, which prepares people for the future of work. She is a former director of Games and Interactive at FTI and an adjunct senior research fellow at Curtin University. Dr Raynes-Goldie is an occasional columnist for Business News covering innovation, disruptive technology, VR/AR/MR and the games industry for Western Australia's business community.

Madeleine Stephens

Madeleine Stephens joined Business News in January 2019 as a part time journalist. She covers a wide range of general news for online and print and is also responsible for appointments and the diary section. Madeleine completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2018 majoring in journalism and geography and is undertaking her honours in food security in Papua New Guinea this year.

Mark Beyer

Mark Beyer has responsibility for all content produced by Business News, including daily online news, the fortnightly magazine and the BNiQ database. As well as overseeing the Editorial team, he has a particular interest in reporting on corporate finance, the professions and family business. Mark has 35 years' career experience, primarily in business journalism. He has worked for The Australian Financial Review and The West Australian, and also has public relations and corporate affairs experience. Before becoming a journalist, he was an economist with the Commonwealth Treasury in Canberra. 

Mark Pownall

Mark Pownall has around three decades of media experience. Prior to becoming Director of Strategy and Innovation he was CEO of Business News for nearly three years. For most of his time at Business News he ran the content operations of the business and was integral to the implementation of all the company’s digital products – the twice daily email newsletters, weekly podcasts, deals database and BNiQ data warehouse and search engine. Mark’s media experience started with sports reporting while he studied for a Commerce degree at the University of Western Australia, followed by post-graduate qualification in English at Curtin University. His career has predominantly been in business media in Perth, with an early foray to the financial centre of London. As Director of Strategy and Innovation and, prior to that, CEO he has maintained his connection with the publishing and events side of the business, writing a regular opinion column, hosting various podcasts, interviewing guests on stage and being active on social media.

Matt Mckenzie

Matt Mckenzie joined Business News in June 2014 and reports on projects, energy, agribusiness, small business, employment relations, manufacturing and economics. He completed bachelor of arts and bachelor of economics degrees at the University of Western Australia, majoring in political science and international relations, economics, and money and banking. He was formerly president of the UWA Student Guild, where he introduced the first private catering outlets on campus, and has worked at a financial services company.

Nicholas Clarke

Nic is the content researcher at Business News. He handles the research of new lists for BNiQ, as well as collecting and compiling corporate finance and directors' interest data. Nic is also responsible for the appointments section, and is usually the primary contact for those wanting to have their organisation added to the website and database. He joined Business News in 2015 after studying journalism, humanities and science at the University of Western Australia.

Peter Kennedy

Peter writes the Political Perspective column. He started in full-time journalism at The West Australian in 1970 and covered politics in Sydney and Canberra for The Sydney Morning Herald from 1977-84. He was press secretary to deputy premier Mal Bryce in the mid-80s, and joined the ABC in 1990, presenting both the Morning and Drive programs on 720 6WF, and then was state political reporter for ABC TV News for 11 years. Peter graduated from the University of WA with a bachelor of arts (economics) and a diploma of education.

Tim Treadgold

Perth commentator Tim Treadgold is one of the state's highest-profile business journalists. He brings decades of experience to Business News, offering readers sharp and insightful analysis of current events and breaking news.