Ranya Alkadamani is a communications strategist, with experience in working across media markets and for high profile people. She currently directs all communication and external affairs for Andrew Forrest’s philanthropic and private group holdings, including representing the Walk Free Foundation, a global organisation focused on ending modern slavery which he founded. Ms Alkadamani was previously Press Secretary to the former Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon. Kevin Rudd. Her career began as communications coordinator for Clinique Australia, part of the Estee Lauder Group of Companies.