Jon is a passionate strategic marketer with over 12 years of experience. He founded Extension (then Extension Marketing) in 2006. Prior to this, Jon was the Marketing Manager of Mirvac Victoria.
He has advised many of the nation’s leading property developers on projects across Australia and internationally. Outside property, Jon has driven the marketing and branding strategies of numerous other businesses including large construction, building products and consulting companies.
“If we do not find anything very pleasant, at least we shall find something new.” Voltaire
Business, Kathryn, Serial Renovations, Kite Surfing, 3 Years and still no Pilot Licence, RMs, Delusions of being Stirling Moss, Drinking too much Wine and then adopting an English Accent
Anne Baker is a highly experienced marketing communications professional with a diverse range of skills, and a demonstrated track record in delivering successful outcomes in complex and commercially driven environments.
Her career has seen her work for some of Australia’s leading publicly listed companies including FKP, Colonial and Austereo, and a selection of small to medium organisations in the private and not for profit sectors.
Anne has a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, Masters of Business (Marketing) and is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI).
“I have the simplest of tastes; I’m always satisfied with the best.” Oscar Wilde
Colours and Textures, Lazy Sundays, Eighties Classics, Enjoying Good Food with Friends and Family, Travel,Vanity Fair, Mark, John and Rose and of course Stilletos
Rachel has worked extensively in the property industry over the past 12 years.
She commenced her career in real estate sales and naturally progressed into a marketing role. She has operated marketing departments within real estate agencies and both large and boutique property developers.
Rachel is instrumental in the delivery of projects in a range of property sectors. Her knowledge of real estate and marketing skills contribute to great results for Extension’s clients.
“Never trust a man who says trust me.”
Warm Weather, Italian Riviera, My Niece, A Good Laugh
Matthew has over 10 years of strategic and operational marketing experience. Prior to joining Extension, Matthew
was the marketing manager at Peet Limited, responsible for managing multiple developments in key growth regions around Melbourne, delivering results in highly competitive markets.
He is a specialist in end-to-end marketing from vision/branding and strategy through to design covenants and the customer purchasing journey.
Prior to property, Matthew was the marketing manager for the Australian Potato Industry.
“Never argue with an idiot, they only drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.”
Rocky IV, The Mighty Bombers, Terry’s Chocolate Orange, Adam Scott’s Back-Swing, Octonauts, The Office, Dundee United FC, Full Eaves, Predator – ‘get to da chopper’
Danielle brings vast marketing and management experience to Extension.
During, and before finalising her studies in event management in 2006, Danielle worked in event styling and hospitality. A brief stint followed studying interior design before gaining major experience in marketing and sales roles both in London and Melbourne.
Having worked with boutique property developers, managing major large scale projects, Danielle’s expertise in marketing and strategy are significant assets of Extension’s capability.
“Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.” Henry Ford
Friends & Family, Sunday Breakfast, Wallpaper City Guides, Chambord, Interiors, London, Boarding a Plane, Summer, Couture, Hotels, All things White and Kaskade
Nick is a qualified sales professional with valuable project management experience on some of Melbourne’s largest land developments. Goal-orientated and adaptable, Nick brings diversity to the Extension team.
Nick finalised a Marketing/Management degree at Griffith University, (QLD) in 2009. To achieve his goal of understanding the all-round customer experience on the front-line, Nick jumped head first into a career within the property industry.
Nick’s sales experience and marketing passion combine to deliver an exceptional asset to our Real Estate Services division and to our clientele.
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do, than by the ones you did do."Mark Twain
80’s Action movies, Asia, Mighty Blues, Quality Tequila, GYMs House, Hot Showers, Travelling, Horology, Protein, music minus Country, Spicy food, Weekends, any AMC series, Refreshing Pints, G-Star, Summer days, Family & Friends.
Isabell has worked on the finance side of the advertising, marketing & design industry for more than 20 years.
This experience, plus her knowledge of systems, job costing, profitability analysis, timesheet monitoring, cash flow forecasting and a whole range of financial and management reporting enables Extension to make accountability a strong focal point of our financial growth.
And yes, Isabell ensures all our bills are paid on time.
“People who work in accounting departments often work 12 hour days creating reports that nobody cares about. This gives them a very bad attitude. Do not attempt humor around them.” Dilbert
The End of The Affair, The West Wing, Coffee, Wuthering Heights, Closer, Knitting, Muse, Mad Men, Californication,The God of Small Things, North Melbourne Football Club, Sunshine, Big Love, Pilates, Dinner Rush, Seven Types of Ambiguity, Swimming, The Cranberries, Brunetti’s, Peanut Butter, Rob Thomas, Lipstick
After finalising a degree in Marketing at Victoria University in 2005, Ennis jumped straight into a Graduate Diploma in Creative Writing at the University of Melbourne to follow his passion for writing and poetry. Ennis’ artistic flair, copywriting skills and strategically-guided ideas are the chief factors of Extension’s continuous creative output.
Ennis is committed to ideas and writing and frequently contributes articles and fiction to newspapers and magazines.
“Anything can happen in life, especially nothing.” Michel Houellebecq
Getting it Right, Shoes, Laughing, Cafés, Cycling Slowly, Pavement, Henry Miller, Smoked Salmon, Long Hair, Phi Phi Island, Nutella, Carli, New Yorker, Jazz
Sam has over 10 years experience in graphic design and art direction. Ideas driven, proactive and passionate, Sam brings exceptional design skills to Extension.
After completing Communication Design at Swinburne University graduating with honours, Sam got his early start with Clemenger before he joined HM Creative as Head Designer.
For six years, Sam worked on accounts such as Mercedes-Benz, Smart, ISIS, Arnette, Victorian Government and NAB.
In 2010, Sam joined Extension as Head of Design.
“People who think they know everything, are annoying to those of us who do.” Ricky Gervais
Alfas, Beyonce, Chorizo, Dane Reynolds, Eating, Fat Yaks, Golf, Holidays, Italy, Jason Day, Kangaroos, The Local, Macallans, Nieces & Nephews, Other Half, Pacquiao, Quesadillas, Running, St Andrews Beach GC, Tuerong, UV Rays, Vanilla Custard, Waves, Letter X, Yellow Bird, Jack Ziebell
Hugh is a designer with over 10 years experience in graphic design and photography. He has worked in many leading agencies in Melbourne and London and was the co-owner of a creative collective of young designers in Melbourne until 2004.
Hugh holds a degree in Multimedia Arts and is a photography enthusiast. Much of his photography work has been exhibited around Melbourne, as well as design work which was featured in Logo Nest 2011.
“I dream a lot, but I’m not a very good sleeper.” Michel Gondry
Maton Guitars, Warm Beaches and Cold Drinks, Vintage 60’s Garage Rock, Coconut Macaroons, Gregory Crewdson, Classic Country Blues Grass, Weird Alternate Guitar Tunings, Ideas, My Bike, Murakami, Loud Guitars, Good Typography, Bad Typography, Mysterious Tropical Islands, The Stones, Prosciutto Ham, Django, Whiskey, Colour, Guy Bourdin, Culinary Exploration, Bare feet in Summer
Nadia joined Extension soon after graduating with a Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication) from Monash University in 2009.
Nadia’s fresh perspective on design and art is a valuable part of Extension’s creative quality. As a digital and graphic designer, she possesses valuable skills in website and digital design.
Nadia also holds a Diploma of Building Design and Technology.
“Good design challenges expected thinking.”
Chocolate, Summer, Elephants, My Car, My Dog, Beachhouse, Richard Avedon, Smelling Books, Sartorialist, Capri, Christian Louboutin, Shoes, Clothes, Bags, Jewellery, Accessories, Trinkets, Shopping with a Black Amex (maybe one day), Drawing, My 27” iMac, Friends & Family, and last but not least my Boyfriend
Jacob joined Extension soon after completing a Bachelor of Communication Design (Graphic Design) at Swinburne University of Technology.
Enthusiastic and driven, Jacob's knowledge and skills bring exceptional ideas and thoughtful processes to the development of brands and their visual communication.
“You said tomorrow yesterday.” Nike
Friends, Family, Melbourne, Ivanhoe, Marcellin, Richmond, Footy, Coffee, Chocolate, Red meat, Natalie Portman, All music, Michael Jordan, George Costanza, Richo, Pints, Sunday sessions, Friday arvos, Saturday nights, Running, Pumping iron, Good food, Good company, Summer sun, Any coast, Byron Bay, Portsea Pub, Competition, Teamwork, Travel, New ideas, My cat, My mac, Good type, Illustration, Lego, Milo, Slurpees, Grand final day, Spring carnival, New fineliners, New shoes, Plain tees, Masterchef, Seinfeld, and Blake Lively
Extension is a team of highly qualified specialists. Our team consists of senior marketers, strategists and advertising creatives who have worked with some of the biggest companies and agencies in Australia. More than half of our team are experienced marketing practitioners who have probably worked in house for your competitors.
A group of individuals who bring wide-ranging knowledge and skills to devise strategically-guided campaigns designed to deliver commercially viable objectives for our clients.