Our Team

We are spread across Australia, with Mentors in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide. We make our headquarters in our hometown of Perth, in a sunny office just north of the CBD.

We love that our team comes together from diverse backgrounds, from an ex-cop to a dedicated surfer. Our unifying thread is an enthusiasm to change the world and willingness to work for it.

Find out more about each of our staff below

Alecia HancockFounder and Director

Alecia Hancock is a businesswoman and entrepreneur, with a passion for helping cause-based organisation tell their story. Alecia was a finalist for Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year in 2014 and was voted in the Top 100 Influential Person of the Year in 2016 by NIFNEX.

Anna HillSocial Media Mentor

Anna Hill spent her early career in marketing. Working with InterSpace Technologies, Anna raised funds for Telethon through a interactive multimedia game called The Quest for the Golden Bird – it was the first of its kind in WA, and the start of a lifetime passion for Anna. Anna has been a freelance writer for more than a decade, and spent the last six years as a social media manager and mentor.

Kate LongmanOperations Manager

Our Operations Manager, Kate, oversees the day to day functioning of Hancock Creative from our head office in Perth.

Richard BellAdvisory Board Chairman

Richard Bell has had a decorated business career after leaving school at the young age of 16yrs. He has built, invested and consulted with hundreds of businesses from start ups to $50m dollar companies across 8 different countries.

Jess KapitolaEvents Co-ordinator

If you've been to one of our Change the World events, Gain & Retain days and had us over to run a training event, you've already seen our Event Manager, Jess's work!

Larissa ZipMarketing Manager & Mentor

Found our Facebook? Poured over an email? Reading this page right now? That's all thanks to our Marketing Manager & Perth Mentor, Larissa, who oversees our marketing activities.

Donna LingHappiness Manager

If you've ever called our office, written an email to the wow address or participated in one of our training programs, there's a good chance you talked to our Happiness Manager, Donna who makes sure you have a great experience while working with us!

Kristy SchirmerMentor

Kristy is our Adelaide Mentor, who specialises in health promotion.

Alison HallworthMentor

Alison is our Sydney Mentor, with a specialisation in blogging and crisis management.


Vlad is our Brisbane Mentor, who specialises in all things tech-y.

Noe HarselMentor

Noe is our Melbourne Mentor, who specialises in storytelling and writing.

Kate RowlandsMentor

Kate is our Perth Mentor, who specialises in communications strategy.

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