Annabel Murphy

The Colin James Method®


The Colin James Method

“Annabel is a pleasure to work with. I worked with Annabel facilitating workshops for a government client. She has a unique ability to judge the room and adapt in the moment. I was inspired by her deep curiosity in her work and others and would be lucky to work with her again.”

| Tom Connole, CX Design Manager, News Corp Australia


Annabel has worked internationally in a broad range of communication positions across various sectors, including investor relations, events, innovation and media over the last ten years. She is an experienced facilitator, having worked with corporate clients planning, structuring and facilitating workshops and training sessions for small groups.

Before moving to Europe in 2019, Annabel worked in the Australian innovation and tech ecosystem space, facilitating workshops and programs with the corporate innovation company, Fusion Labs. She has also designed and facilitated workshops for ING Labs and the University of Amsterdam using Design Thinking and Lean Startup methodologies.

In 2018, Annabel’s excellent communication skills led her to an opportunity for her to anchor a live TV show about entrepreneurship and technology on Sky Business News Australia. She also contributed to other digital media platforms about entrepreneurship. She has worked as a presenter and writer for several media organisations, including News Corp Australia, New Energy for Europe, Euronews and Innovation Origins.

Somewhat of a global citizen, she has lived in Mexico City, Madrid, Sydney and now resides in Haarlem near Amsterdam.


  • QUT (Queensland University of Technology) – Bachelor of Mass Communication (Public Relations and Media).

  • Learning Partner (Mission Australia) – Volunteer – Poverty Alleviation.

  • Accelerator Startup Judge (MassChallenge Switzerland) – Volunteer – Science & Technology

Annabel’s Philosophy

“Her motto is ‘make it simple’. The combination of her communicating skills and the ability to narrate my story for the website is absolutely a win.” – Elsbeth Joan Wissink, Swedish Trails.

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