Alex Makin

Melbourne, Australia

Alex Makin is the Managing Director and Principal Founder of Syneka Marketing.

Alex has been instrumental in delivering effective marketing solutions for a range of businesses and not-for-profit organisations for over 10 years.

Alex’s experiences includes serving as a local Councillor for Maroondah City Council, where he was elected for two terms. In addition, Alex was Mayor during 2010, when he served as the youngest elected Mayor for Maroondah City Council. During this time Alex reversed eleven years of budget deficits and reinvested funds into much needed community infrastructure. Alex was the first elected Councillor to use blogging and social media to connect and engage with constituents.

Alex is an established community advocate and has a background in creating positive change. Alex successfully campaigned for public transport improvements, including the removal of zone three public transport fares in Metropolitan Melbourne, bus improvements, grade separations and a commitment to transform Ringwood Station into an accessible, safe and integrated transport interchange.

This website contains Alex’s recollections from his time as a Councillor for Maroondah City Council, as well as his thoughts on marketing and community issues.

Alex is available to speak at conferences, conduct workshops or perform as a master of ceremony for businesses, not-for-profit or government events.

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  • Work
    • Managing Director, Syneka Marketing
  • Education
    • Bachelor of Business Systems, Monash University