It’s the people who make the difference.
Junxion Strategy is supported by key staff around the globe, who share our vision of building a better world.
Hilary Mandel, Strategy
Hilary’s passion is bridging the gap between high-level strategy and nitty-gritty details. Blending her experience in business/non-profit management and media production, Hilary works with Junxion as a client manager and the company’s behind-the-scenes project portfolio manager. Her diverse background includes roles as a TV commercial producer, lead researcher with Paul Hawken’s Natural Capital Institute, and fundraiser for Smart Growth BC. Hilary has an MBA with a focus on sustainable business from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and is also a writer/photographer.
Sherry Pomerleau, Creative
Sherry is a creative director and lead designer at our in-house design boutique, Junxion/c. A talented ideas person, Sherry has a passion for all aspects of creative development, and the know-how to unite design details to present a brand’s unique personality. Over the course of 18+ years, Sherry has taken hundreds of projects and social issues campaigns from concept to completion, for clients of all sizes.
Travis Junck, Creative
Travis is Junxion’s lead web strategist. With considerable entrepreneurial and technical experience, his strengths lie in bridging the gap between business and technology by speaking the language of both website developer and strategist. Travis’ education includes architectural and visual design as well as in-depth programming and computer forensics. This unique background leads to his ability to delve deep to get to the root of an issue, and not only recommend a solution, but also understand the necessary steps to ensure successful ongoing management and delivery. If it’s interactive, Travis can make it work.
Chantal Schauch, Strategy
Chantal is an effective brand strategist with a 10-year background in marketing communications and expertise in strategic communications, stakeholder relations and project management across corporate, small business and not-for-profit sectors. She works with Junxion clients to support their values-driven organisations and projects, leading regional work and also supporting Junxion’s international engagements. As co-founder of her own international social venture ClimbForChange.com, and leader of various successful community initiatives and fundraising campaigns, Chantal is dedicated to helping individuals and organizations reach their highest potential.
Jonathan Cook, Strategy
With more than 13 years experience in the charity and not-for-profit sector Jonathan is a leading expert in organisational, fundraising and marketing strategy. He has worked with some of the largest overseas and UK charities, including Save the Children and Action for Children as well as a governing UK political party, helping to raise over £80m between them and working on the emergency response to the 2004 Asian Tsunami. Jonathan uses a combination of insight, analysis and creativity to enable charities to develop innovative, inspirational and financially successful fundraising appeals.
Abhimanyu Shankhdhar, Creative
Abhimanyu is Junxion’s lead on new media strategies. For nearly 10 years Abhimanyu worked for global brands such as GE Healthcare, Nokia, and American Express. Over the last four years, he has focused on digital and social media communications, building highly successful campaigns and programmes through data analysis, research, great tools, education and testing. Talented in SEO/SEM, Abhimanyu works collaboratively with clients to stay ahead of the curve. Abhimanyu is trained and certified in concepts of Lean and Six Sigma and is a self professed believer in imagination at work. In his spare time, Abhimanyu is a musician (violin, guitar and vocals), sketch artist, writer and student of martial arts.
Nikita Aggarwal, Strategy
Nikita is a multi-faceted project manager with a background in marketing, advertising, creative writing and strategic communications. She has previously worked with an international advertising agency on campaign strategies for some of the world’s most influential brands. Owing to her commitment to social causes, Nikita shifted to the non-profit sector and worked with WWF and the United Nations, applying cutting-edge communication tactics to increase engagement and raise funds. Nikita’s creative, management and organisational skills support clients with insightful research, engaging campaigns and well-run global projects.
Ranjana DG Chandra, Creative
Ranjana brings more than 16 years of advertising and design expertise to Junxion. Her experience is wide: technology to telecom, healthcare to retail, infrastructure to FMCG as well as the industrial to the social sector. Her experience in the Indian market is a welcome addition to Junxion’s creative team. An alumni of the premier National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India, Ranjana extends her creative expertise in translating complex briefs into simple, memorable ideas with panache and style. This stems from her passion for design and detail to an in-depth understanding of brand nuances.
Akshay Madan, Creative