Marie Najjar

Marie Najjar has worked as a marketing communications professional, business leader and trainer for over 20 years. Chasing Albert is her second boutique agency, her first was acquired by a multinational market leading agency, where she then worked as Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Marketing. Strategy and planning is her strength, which grew out of years of passionate execution. Twenty years in the business has seen her work across many industries, including technology, finance, FMCG, retail, sports and sports sponsorship.

It’s Marie’s sharp thinking, straight talking, passion and enthusiasm that she has become renown for in the industry – or as once explained by marketing industry publication Mumbrella “her no bullshit approach helps her stand out in an industry full of spin, smoke and mirrors”.

Marie has a Master’s degree in Organisational Communications, Diploma in Digital Marketing, Certificate of Training and Assessment and randomly, recently was accredited as a fashion stylist which will almost certainly be of no use.

Linda Kastanias

Linda Kastanias is a passionate communications consultant with more than ten years’ experience managing everything from traditional media campaigns to social and internal communications. Throughout her career she has had the privilege of working on clients from all works of life, including finance, sport, FMCG, fashion, travel and hospitality.

One of those annoying people who loves what they do, Linda has recently immersed herself in the world of PR and campaign measurement, establishing best practices that are a side thought or often nonexistent in other firms. A stickler for detail and a penchant for writing, Linda’s communication skills are second to none and have delivered exceptional results to her long list of clients over the years.

With the perfect blend of smarts and pure publicity savvy, Linda’s strength is designing a credible story that can catch like wild fire.
She holds a Bachelor of Media and Cultural Studies.