OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM
Chief Executive Officer – Foodbank AustraliaMore
Brianna joined Foodbank Australia in July 2016, following her successful three-year term as Chief Executive Officer of Australian Childcare Alliance New South Wales. Previously, she’d spent 14 years in agri-politics, both in NSW and Queensland. She is passionate about social justice issues as well as sustainability and was recently awarded a Pro Bono Australia Impact 25 Award.
Chief Operating Officer – Foodbank AustraliaMore
Sarah manages the governance of Foodbank Australia, the Leadership Team and Board and is the driving force behind the statistics and research portfolio which includes Foodbank’s annual Hunger Report. She came to Foodbank from a long career in the food industry focussing on supporting and promoting primary producers and their products. She was General Manager – Professional Services at Horticulture Australia overseeing the delivery of a $70m annual R&D and marketing program for the fresh produce and nursery and garden industries.
Angus LaingB.A. (Hons)
General Manager - Information Management – Foodbank AustraliaMore
Angus is responsible for the direction and execution of national IT projects at Foodbank, ensuring that IT delivers the best return on investment for Foodbank, and can respond to the unique challenges that the Foodbank food ‘surprise chain’. Angus has recently been the driving force behind Foodbank’s new look and feel website.
General Manager – National Supply Chain – Foodbank AustraliaMore
Michael heads up the Supply Chain team– representatives from Foodbank’s State and Territory offices to work on National Food Donors, agri programs, and globally unique Collaborative Supply Programs. Michael works with our food partners through their supply chain, to identify sustainable ongoing solutions to capture products from the farm through to the retailers, always with the aim to keep the donations process simple for all parties.
General Manager - Strategic Partnerships - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Ian joined Foodbank in April 2019, with nearly 20 years of experience in corporate partnerships.
He is excited about working closely with our valued financial donors to invest into Foodbank programs designed to help Australians in need.
General Manager – Marketing and Communications – Foodbank AustraliaMore
Rebecca joined Foodbank Australia in July 2018, with over 15 years’ experience in public relations agencies.
At Foodbank, Rebecca manages social media platforms, media engagement, oversees the website, creates brand assets such as newsletters, brochures, flyers and is the campaign lead on the launch of the Foodbank Hunger Report.
National Partnerships Manager- Foodbank AustraliaMore
Nikki joined Foodbank in July 2022 after a background in accounts management, operations and marketing in the medico-legal and insurance industry, and later community fundraising within the not-for-profit sector.
Nikki is excited to be part of a team that provides food relief to everyday Australians in need, as well as plays a critical role in tackling Australia’s $20 billion food waste problem. At Foodbank, Nikki works with corporate partners as they help to end hunger in Australia.
National Partnerships Manager - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Julie joined Foodbank Australia in November 2023 after working in corporate partnerships, franchise business development and client management across various fitness organisations in both APAC and the US regions.
Julie is thrilled to expand Foodbank’s corporate partnership portfolio, leveraging strategic collaborations to drive growth and innovation. Excitement fuels her commitment to cultivating meaningful connections and fostering mutually beneficial relationships.
National Supply Chain Manager – Fresh/Chilled - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Tayla joined Foodbank Australia in November 2022 and has experience across the horticultural supply chain, including on farm, in FMCG manufacturing, account management and commercial sales. Tayla has also been involved in programs sharing the story of agriculture to primary and high school students.
Tayla is looking forward to supporting Foodbank’s Agri partners and will be responsible for maintaining and expanding Foodbank’s portfolio of fresh food partnerships and programs.
National Partnerships Manager - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Hannah joined Foodbank Australia in September 2023 after working in corporate partnerships and digital marketing across the international humanitarian aid and sporting sectors.
Hannah is excited to work closely with our national partners to support programs that help fight food insecurity, foster sustainability, and reduce food waste
National Supply Chain Manager – Longlife & Non-Foods - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Lauren joined Foodbank Australia in September 2023 with experience in logistics, and an educational background in public health. Lauren works with our national partners, fostering relationships and programs that contribute to ending hunger in Australia. Lauren is excited to collaborate with new and existing partners, forming lasting solutions that reduces food waste and encourages food security and sustainability.
Digital Marketing Executive - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Alisha joined Foodbank Australia in May 2021 after working for a Public Relations agency while completing her Bachelor’s degree.
Alisha is excited to use her marketing, graphic design and video editing skills to help spread awareness of Foodbank Australia and break down the stigma of reaching out for help with food relief.
Accountant - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Kathy has been an Accountant in the Foodbank family since 2016 looking after most of Foodbank Australia’s finances. She has been 15 plus years in the not for profit sector and in her time at Foodbank has gathered an extensive understanding of Foodbank’s specialised needs and important relationships with both suppliers and clients.
In the world of finance she finds it hugely gratifying to work in a company in which it’s sole purpose is giving.
National Purchasing Officer - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Parth joined Foodbank Australia in June 2022, having his educational background in Supply chain management.
He looks after the purchasing programs for Foodbank Australia and is passionate about identifying the prerequisites and delivering the best outcomes for the organisation.
National Logistics Co-ordinator - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Daniel joined Foodbank Australia in September 2023 with a background in logistics. He is looking forward to utilising his skills to help end hunger in Australia.
Daniel works with the state Foodbanks and our Logistics Partners on Logistics (Storage, Transport and Equipment), supporting our National Donors donations and National Food Programs.
Research Analyst - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Alexandra joined Foodbank Australia in October 2023 and has a background in consulting, specialising in market research. Alexandra is a dualist, experienced in both quantitative and qualitative research, previously working with brands such as Ferrero, Unilever, L’Oreal, BOSCH and The Richmond Group.
Alexandra is looking forward to applying her expertise in the not-for-profit space to help Foodbank fight food insecurity, foster sustainability, and reduce food waste through high quality research.
Administration Co-ordinator - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Nathan has joined Foodbank Australia after four years working as an Assistant Pastor for a local church in Darlinghurst. He is responsible for all things Administration and is excited to be part of a team that are continuing to be on the front foot to source food relief for all Australians in need.
Marketing & Communications Coordinator - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Kieran joined Foodbank Australia in January 2024 following a Marketing role in the mental health industry and a Bachelor’s degree in Media.
With an interest in storytelling and content creation, Kieran is utilising his skills to share the stories of those in need and raise awareness of the importance of Foodbank’s work across the country.