working for seven years in public relations as an account manager,
Karen Bristow established Kardan Consulting in 2000, with the aim of delivering
a complete public relations service to clients, but without all
the expensive overheads.
Over the last ten years, Kardan has worked with a range of emerging and established companies to assist them in successfully building their profile and their reputation.
Karen has worked within the corporate, consumer
product, entertainment, magazine and event industry with clients on both a retainer
and project basis since 1995.
Karen's extensive experience includes the development of comprehensive public relations
plans and the management of media
surrounding events and product launches for both new and established
Since establishing Kardan, Karen's more recent experience includes the development and management of public relations strategies for a range of leading companies within the mortgage industry and the financial services sector. (See Clients section)
Prior to establishing Kardan, Karen worked on public
relations and marketing campaigns
for the following clients:
- Braun (including sponsorship of World
Champion swimmer Michael Klim)
- Chifley Plaza
- General Electric
- Peter Alexander Sleepwear
- Grease the Arena Spectacular - SEL/Gordon
Wiggles - 'Wake Up Jeff' video
- Peoples Choice Awards
- The Secret Garden Musical - Gordon Frost
- The Hooley
Dooleys - Ready, Set Go! video
- Australian Women's Weekly
- Australian Women's Weekly Craft
- Good Medicine Magazine
- Burke's Backyard Magazine launch
- Sydney City Council - Xmas
- Sydney City Council Organ
- Tall Ships 1998
- Goodman's Auctions - Liz Mullinar auction
In addition to her public relations experience, Karen also holds a Bachelor of Education degree in
Physical Education and Health from Canberra University.
Daniel has worked in the Australian banking and finance industry since 1985. His role as Director of Kardan Consulting involves the management of administration and finance within the company.
His background includes trading and management roles in the treasury
divisions of Bank of Indosuez
in Sydney and Paris as well as the role of Treasurer for the Dai-Ichi
Kangyo Bank in Australia.
He is also Chief Executive Officer of Grosvenor Pirie Management
Ltd, an established superannuation management and administration services company.