Vanessa Lai

Name// Vanessa Lai
Position// Business Director at m2m Media
What’s your current position? How long have you been in this position?
Business Director
I became a Business Director at Maxus 5 years ago and came across to m2m 2 years ago.
What was your first job in media?
I worked at Mitchells as a Media Assistant
What's the next skill or knowledge set you want to add to your repertoire?
Strategy in the Digital area
What’s the best/worst thing to happen since you started working?
Best thing is building great friendships in the industry, some who have now become my best friends
What is your favourite magazine?
marie claire
What do you do when you aren't working?
Eating out and reviewing restaurants for my One Fat Cow blog ( and working on another blog Eat Pray Party with my good friend Amber Petty ( which will be launching in June.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
I love Melbourne and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else, love travelling and visiting different places but always happy to come back home
What was the last campaign you did with magazines?
The launch of Jeanswest’s Kids Range last year
What did you want to be when you grew up?
Madonna’s back up dancer
What makes you laugh?
My manager Richard Smith always makes me laugh daily with his witty humour
If you were on the cover of a magazine, which one?
Gourmet Traveller