Meet The Team

Lisa Barnes

M: 0417 366 081

As co-founder of Kabuku PR, Lisa is passionate about delivering successful results for the agency’s clients. She does so by drawing on over ten years of publicity experience and during that time, working with a diverse cross range of clients – everything from the arts and not-for-profits to major events and corporates. Lisa has a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Public Relations and in her spare time, is a producer for a weekly arts radio program.

Belinda Dyer

M: 0415 686 014

Belinda has more than a decade of experience in arts and entertainment publicity, both in-house and in an agency environment. Over this time she has managed both publicity and promotional campaigns for a broad range of arts and entertainment organisations, cultural events and film and DVD releases. Prior to establishing Kabuku PR, Belinda was national publicist for Icon Film Distribution, managing the publicity and promotions for theatrical film releases including Slumdog Millionaire, A Single Man, Nowhere Boy, In Bruges and Fame. Belinda has a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) with a major in Public Relations.

Ali Boydell

M: 0401 495 149

Ali has experience in strategic communications and advertising in both Canada and Australia. She has a Masters degree in Professional Communications from Royal Roads University in British Columbia, and an Honours Bachelor degree in Communication Studies from McMaster University in Hamilton. Growing up as a competitive jazz, tap, ballet and contemporary dancer since the age of seven, Ali is very passionate about the arts. She also loves exploring the many cafes, live music and other exciting events happening in Sydney.

Marissa Giannone

M: 0421 801 929

After studying a Bachelor of Communication, majoring in Public Relations, Marissa gained extensive publicity experience in both the entertainment and lifestyle sectors. Most recently, Marissa embraced her love of digital media and content creation, moving to New York City to co-create and produce a web series. Results driven, Marissa is passionate about her clients and always goes the extra-mile. In her spare time, Marissa enjoys exploring Sydney's melting pot of entertainment.

Kate Foley

M: 0419 841 792

Junior Publicist
Kate has a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Media & Communications, from the University of Melbourne and has worked in publicity in-house with both cultural and not-for-profit organisations. Kate’s attention-to-detail, enthusiasm and passion for the arts makes her a valuable asset to the Kabuku PR team.