Our Board

Dorothy Coombe

Dorothy

Member (VIC) Appointed Non-Executive Director.

Significant experience in marketing including ownership of Coombe Telephone Marketing Pty Ltd. Former board member of the Australian Telemarketing Association. Appointed Chair of Foodbank Victoria in June 2015 following joining on the board in 2013 as State President of The Country Women’s Association of Victoria.

Gary Dawson

Gary

Alternate Independent Non-Executive Director

CEO of the Australian Food & Grocery Council with experience in communications, the food industry, industry associations and government. Also Director of GS1 and Enactus Australia.

John Debenham B.Comm MBA CPA GAICD SF FIN MDIA

John

Member (QLD) Appointed Non-Executive Director

30 years’ experience in banking and financial services.

Tony Froggatt LLB MBA Hons

Tony

Independent Non-Executive Director. Chair of the Board.

Over 40 years’ experience in the international food and beverage sector including business and brand development, marketing and distribution in mature and developing markets. Also Director of Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd and Brambles Ltd.

Anthony Gregorio Dip Vis Com ISP Dip Adv Mark Cert

Ant

Independent Non-Executive Director

CEO Havas Worldwide Australia Group. Over 20 years’ experience in the UK and Australia in the business fields of advertising and marketing in agencies and with clients.

Peter Mansell B.Com LLB HDip Tax

Peter

Member (WA) Appointed Non-Executive Director

36 years as partner in law firms practicing commercial and resources law and on the boards of directors of a number of ASX listed public companies predominantly in the resources sector. Also Chair of Energy Resources of Australia Ltd and the Cancer Research Fund Pty Ltd. Director of Tap Oil Ltd, Z-Filter Pty Ltd and Aurecon Group Pty Ltd.

Ernest Pope BSc

Ern

Member (NSW & ACT) Appointed Non-Executive Director. Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee.

Over 40 years’ senior executive experience in the food and beverage manufacturing industry in Asia, USA, Europe and Australasia. Also Chair of Yumi’s Quality Foods Pty Ltd.

Daniel Reardon

Member (TAS) Appointed Non-Executive Director.

After a diverse and successful career in quarantine, for which he was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal for significant contribution to Hobart’s Waterfront Industry and Commerce, Dan is now focussing on contributing to the social welfare of the Tasmanian community. Amongst other things, he is the current President of the Southern Regional Council of the St Vincent de Paul Society and member of the organisation’s State Council.

Simon Schrapel

Simon

Member (SA) Appointed Non-Executive Director.

Chief Executive of Uniting Communities. Over 30 years working in the Social and Community Services field in the UK, Sri Lanka and Australia involving positions in local government, State Government and non-government organisations. Director of Australian Council of Social Service and Families Australia.

Geoff Starr BA Hons GAIDC

Geoff

Independent Non-Executive Director. Chair of the Fundraising Committee. Member of the Audit & Risk Committee.

International & domestic experience in marketing and the food industry at chair and CEO level. Also Director of Director Australian Pork Ltd.

 

 

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Foodbank Australia Constitution – Sep 2011

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