Marina Valmadre is a communications and public relations strategist, and principal of Oakridge Communication Group. She has experience across many industries including business, lifestyle, local government, membership and not-for-profit organisations. Prior to establishing Oakridge in 1991, Ms Valmadre held senior management and communication roles in business and media within Australia, US and London. She was chair of the Registered Consultancy Group of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (RCGWA), chair of Australia Day Council of WA, and deputy president of the Australian-American Association. She also contributed to many other advisory boards in Australia and the US.