Meet the team

As the founding partner, Richie leads our consulting and strategy services. He has a strong background operating in complex organisations in a strategic capacity, primarily across the marketing, advertising and communications sectors. His work extends into the brand and culture transformation areas with a number of national and global businesses

Contacts
021 491 360
richie@thrival.nz
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Richie Connell

Anneri is our talented business services and project manager who makes working with Thrival an enjoyable experience for all. Experienced in operating within complex marketing environments and a people and culture advocate, Anneri provides a strong sense of what it takes to build brands, progressive cultures and customer engagement programmes.

Contacts
021 0268 5012
anneri@thrival.nz
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Anneri Dippenaar

As our GM of consulting, Eliza works across our three key areas of culture, brand and customer experience to drive your business performance. Eliza has worked in a range of industries in NZ, Melbourne, Sydney and London honing her skills in brand strategy, customer experience, strategic marketing, and stakeholder engagement.

Contacts
021 454 354
eliza@thrival.nz
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Eliza Turnbull

Cecilia is our chief creative problem solver and leads our art direction and digital design solutions. A skilled creative with global experience, Cecilia has worked across a number of industries including top 500 companies in Australasia, Asia and London. Cecilia’s signature design style infuses clarity and crispness with a modern flair.

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CECILIA XU

Janelle is our design creative who loves a challenge, meeting new people, and creating designs that are fresh, purposeful, and unique. She brings international experience across both corporate and start-up environments, with a focus on property and Fintech industries. Janelle’s valuable knowledge in print production and digital development is coupled with a natural flare for illustration.

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JANELLE SANSON

James is our inhouse copywriter, creating and editing content for client websites, blogs, newsletters, social media and more. With international freelancing experience, James brings his advertising and literary background to bear on the problems inherent to digital and print communication.

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JAMES McCulloch

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