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.
Jacqui PayneB.Fin & IBM
National Program Manager – Agriculture – Foodbank AustraliaMore
Jacqui has a background in agriculture and international trade having worked at Elders in their breeding livestock export business for 7 years. Prior to that, she worked for Consolidated Pastoral Company in the Northern Territory.
Jacqui is responsible for actively engaging with Foodbank’s valued National Donor organisations and supply chain partners, supporting the facilitation of the Key Staples Program, along with implementing and improving a variety of innovative food programs and collaborative supply programs such as the meat and grain programs.
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.
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.
Helen BellB.A. (Hons)
National Partnerships Manager - Funds - Foodbank AustraliaMore
Helen joined Foodbank in July 2019 from a corporate fundraising background in the UK.
At Foodbank Helen is responsible for the ongoing management of national corporate partnerships as well as developing new relationships that share Foodbank’s vision to end hunger in Australia.
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.
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.