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.
General Manager & Company Secretary – 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.
National Partnership Manager - Supply Chain - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Having worked across business operations, fundraising and marketing at Foodbank Australia, Kate now manages our relationships with existing and prospective national food and grocery partners. With a background in partnerships and project management for local, national and international for-purpose organisations, Kate works to maximise shared value opportunities to build sustainable, impactful partnerships that help fight hunger in Australia.
National Partnerships Executive – 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 fight hunger in Australia.
Marketing and Communications Manager – 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 Program Manager Agri - 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.
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.
Marketing and Communications Coordinator - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Alisha has experience creating marketing and communications material for not-for-profits, social enterprises, councils, small businesses, and large corporate companies.
Alisha joined the Foodbank Australia family in May 2021 and is excited to use her communications and marketing skills to help fight food insecurity in Australia.
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.
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.