Our people

At The Walk, we celebrate that our clients and colleagues alike are all people on a journey. We are committed to walking the path as a team, fostering great working relationships through transparency and good communication.

Achieving excellence takes experience, and we’ve been around while.

Meet some of the problem solvers, imaginative thinkers, big picture strategists, data nerds and account ambassadors you could work with.

Co-founder & Creative Director
Jo Edwards

There’s nothing like variety when you’re passionate about integrated marketing. Jo’s experience spans nearly two decades and three continents, where a career as a designer, art director, copywriter and creative director has seen him lead projects and teams to achieve great results across a diverse range of segments, industries and geographies. As a co-founder at The Walk, Jo brings an […]

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Co-founder & Digital Director
Nick Cantor

An undercover Australian actually brought up in San Francisco. Our resident digital expert, and co-founder, Nick has worked around the world on a range of brands across multiple industries. Bringing over 20 years of international and local experience to The Walk, he is driven by the idea within the context of strategy and technology. Nick was selected to attend the […]

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Account Executive
Brendan Wong

Merging business acumen with creative energy. Brendan is a solution-oriented team member always looking to add extra value to every project. For Brendan, it’s all about being forward thinking and proactive to critically identify when something more can be done to take projects from great, to truly outstanding. Brendan’s marketing experience spans the national marketplace for the Australian Tourism industry, […]

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Studio Manager
Lauren D’Aran

Lauren comes from the wild world of natural history documentary making. She spent five years developing and producing blue-chip series and specials for both Australian and international television. During this time, she wrangled complex tasks, animals and people, helping projects grow from the seed of an idea through to a great final product. Lauren’s mission is to keep the studio […]

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Rakesh Maharjan

But first, coffee! That’s what makes the difference after all, isn’t it? With more than a decade of experience as designer, working in-house and in agency environments, Rakesh has learned to value the practicality of a creative piece as much as keeping it visually pleasing. As such, his ability to see design as a crucial aspect of problem-solving for marketing […]

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Krystyna Mailer

Colours, patterns and brightness drives Krystyna’s creativity and love of design. Swimming and running drives her physical and mental wellbeing. But it’s food of all types, particularly cake, that really drives everything. A ‘Jacqueline of all trades’, Krystyna has worked as both an in-house and agency designer across not-for-profit, events, internal comms and marketing. From eDMs to annual reports to […]

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Web Developer
Jonny Wakely

Coffee-infused hiking is the best! Developer, designer, wood-chipper, rock-climber, lover of coffee (and Star Trek). A character raised in the countryside, honed in the city and refined into the world of digital crafting. Why does he do it? To build, to fix, to craft, to create (and maybe to show-off just a little). Having served many years in the Marketing […]

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…And then some. Meet Elastic Fantastic.

Outside the agency walls, our team extends across borders and time zones. With highly skilled, trusted contractors (all under NDA) who are educated in the way that we work, we can scale to handle larger projects and execute across niche media without passing on the expense to our clients of keeping experts on staff all the time.