Saikat Pyne

Saikat Pyne, 24 heads PR Content Creation and Creative Strategy for all Paytm group companies globally and India’s youngest billionaire, Vijay Shekhar Sharma. He has leveraged content to shape Paytm’s reputation across 13 countries including India, Canada, China, USA, France and Germany among others.

Prior to Paytm, Saikat was the youngest in the three-member team that launched the India edition of Business Insider – the world’s largest business news site. He led BI’s first India-focused content campaign ‘App Maha Yudh’ three months into the job at age 22, and was a key contributor in a team of five young reporters who garnered half as much readership as India’s largest business news publication Economic Times within eight months. Saikat’ work led BI India to become the country’s fastest growing business news publication, and was later featured in Accenture’s ‘Survival of the Fittest’ Study by Peter Hanson and Christian Kelly.

Rosanna Herries

Rosanna Herries, Account Director at Sinclair, is a passionate PR professional, committed to developing brand reputation and relevance for her clients. Her cultural knowledge and dedication to both details and the bigger picture are qualities that have seen her successfully manage international and regional strategy for clients across a diverse range of industry sectors. Rosanna has garnered eight years’ experience working across three continents, giving her a global perspective and an expansive network. She worked in a leading gallery, an auction house and an arts communications agency before joining Sinclair to broaden her scope to incorporate consumer and corporate communications. With brand and agency experience, she understands how to collaborate with stakeholders to ensure success.

Rosanna is a specialist in cultural communications and has experience leading PR for a range of arts organisations, running meaningful campaigns for major cultural projects that have brought her flexible and creative strategies into action. Career highlights include leading corporate campaigns, world-renowned exhibitions and institutional collaborations. She is a graduate of Edinburgh University with an MA in History of Art and is a powerful communicator in her native English.

Janssen Asia Pacific Communication & Public Affairs Team

2017 was a standout year for Janssen Asia Pacific and its Communication and Public Affairs team.

It was a year in which the team played a pivotal role in helping the business meet all major targets and in doing so driving increased access to its life-saving medicines.

The Communication and Public Affairs team supported this success by bolstering corporate reputation, delivering regional brand and thought leadership campaigns and helping our employees navigate a series of significant changes to the business.

These successful initiatives led to Janssen receiving multiple accolades in 2017, including being ranked #1 in the pharmaceuticals category of Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies List (for the 5th consecutive year), and the Janssen Asia Pacific Communication and Public Affairs team receiving significant recognition at the 2017 PR Asia Awards, including the prestigious In-House PR Team of the Year, Healthcare Campaign of the Year and Overall Campaign of the Year.