Our People

We are widely respected financial services specialists, with unrivalled industry expertise.

PritchittBland Communications is jointly owned by Claudia Pritchitt and Leeanne Bland, who between them have over 50 years’ experience in communications, public relations and marketing.

Claudia Pritchitt

Director and principal

Claudia has over 25 years’ public relations consulting experience in both Australia and the UK, with almost 20 years in the financial services industry. In 2003 she co-founded Pritchitt Partners, which later became PritchittBland Communications.

She specialises in financial and investment strategic communications and content creation.

Claudia is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA). She has a Bachelor of Arts degree (English and History) from the University of Sydney.

Leeanne Bland

Director and principal

Leeanne has 30 years’ financial services and investment communication experience including journalism, public relations consulting and marketing communications.

As a journalist, she has written for and edited a diverse range of financial services and personal finance publications including the Sydney Morning Herald personal finance section, Money Management newspaper, and NEWS.com.au. She has also worked in-house in marketing and media relations roles at the ASX, Centric Wealth and AMP.

Leeanne holds a Commerce and Marketing degree from the University of Western Sydney.

Judith Buchan

Account director

Judith Buchan is a media and communications specialist with more than 15 years experience in corporate communications and business journalism.  She joined PritchittBland Communications in 2019 and is based in Perth.

She has worked for Business Review Weekly, Accountancy Age and Mortgage Professional Australia as a journalist, and has held communications and marketing roles at Wilson Asset Management and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

Judith has served as a Committee member to the West Australian chapter of ICON and the New South Wales branch of the Asia Pacific Professional Services Marketing Association (APSMA).

Dylan Mark

Account manager

Dylan joined PritchittBland Communications in July 2021, based in Melbourne.  He started his career in New Zealand in 2013 before moving to the UK in 2017 to work with investor relations and financial communications agency Abchurch.  In Australia he has also worked with WE Communications and Recognition PR, specialising in investor relations and capital markets services.

He has particular experience in financial calendar reporting, investor relations, roadshows, and various transactions including IPOs, M&A, and capital raisings.

Dylan holds a post graduate diploma in communications/public relations from AUT University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Auckland.

Amy Clarke

Account coordinator

Amy joined PritchittBland as a permanent staff member in March 2020, after working on a casual basis for a number of years.

In this role she provides account support to clients, including day-to-day account coordination, research, media monitoring and client reporting, as well as a range of office administration tasks.

Amy is in her final year of a Bachelor of Commerce degree at UTS, majoring in Finance with sub-majors in Marketing and Economics.

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