Peter Kelly | Chairman
Appointed Chairman in December 2016. Peter is the Chair of the Government and Public Relations Committee of Foodbank NSW & ACT. Peter worked with global food company Nestle for 39 years. As a member of the senior management team, he lead the Company’s Corporate Affairs function and was responsible for Nestle Oceania’s External Media, Government Relations and Consumer Services, and Legal teams. He was the Chair and Board Member of the Infant Nutrition Council; a Board Member of the Global Compact Network Australia. Peter is now an independent management consultant.
Emma Peacock | Director
Appointed a director in November 2015. Emma is a member of the Government and Public Relations Committee of Foodbank NSW & ACT. Emma brings 15 years of experience across Corporate Affairs, Communications and sustainability/ Corporate Social Responsibility. She has spent the last 5 years with Unilever Australia & New Zealand as Head of Sustainable Business & Communications. As a member of the leadership team she is responsible for building reputation, advocacy and partnerships to support Unilever’s sustainable growth agenda as well as embedding a purpose-driven business model. Prior to Unilever, Emma held a number of communications and sustainability management roles including at Coca-Cola Amatil, Britvic Soft Drinks plc (UK), Edelman and Ogilvy Public Relations.
Malcolm Grimmond BCom, CPA | Director
Appointed a director in August 2015. Mal has worked for Toll Holdings for twenty years in a variety of financial, commercial and operational roles. His current role is Divisional Director, Toll Domestic Forwarding. Mal was previously Toll’s Chief Information Officer for three years and spent nine months as acting Chief Financial Officer. Mal was also the Chief Financial Officer for Pacific National.
John Hudson FCA. | Director
Appointed a director in August 2014. John is a member of the Audit Committee and the Government and Public Relations Committee of Foodbank NSW & ACT. He has been engaged in both the development and investment in real estate for over 30 years. This has included significant periods as the senior finance executive in a series of major independent property companies. Prior to ceasing full time executive roles, he was the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Thakral Holdings Group, a specialist hotel REIT with ancillary commercial and retail property together with residential development activities and over $1 billion in assets. John is currently a director of a number of companies. He is a Chartered Accountant and practiced with KPMG prior to becoming involved with the property sector.
Paul Moulds AM, BA. | Director
Appointed a director in February 2015. Paul has worked for over 20 years as an officer of The Salvation Army, where he holds the rank of Major. For 16 years he worked as Director of the Oasis Youth Support Network in inner Sydney, building a highly regarded and effective youth service for homeless and disadvantaged youth. In 2010 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for services to homeless youth. Paul has also directed the social and community work of The Salvation Army for the Australian Eastern Territory and is currently managing Salvation Army programs in the Auburn area of Western Sydney. He is also a Board Member of Igniting Change, and is recognised for his expertise in the design of innovative social programs and his deep understanding of the needs of disadvantaged Australians.
Stephen Schofield MBA (HR/IR), JP. | Director
Appointed a director in March 2011. Steve is a member of the Remuneration, Government and Public Relations and the Safety and Risk Committee of Foodbank NSW & ACT. Steve provides Foodbank NSW & ACT with over 30 years’ experience in the area of Human Resources and Industrial Relations. Steve was appointed Group Head of Human Resources with Downer Group in February 2015. His former roles included Group General Manager Human Resources for Komatsu Australia Pty Ltd, HR Director at Goodman Fielder, HR Director Schindler Lifts Australia and previously held the role of General Manager Industrial Relations at Qantas Airways Ltd.
Christine Feldmanis | Director
Christine started her career in a chartered accounting firm and then continued a career in the finance industry for 30+ years. During that time she worked with firms including Elders Finance, Bankers Trust and NSW TCorp – that spanned both the Government and private sectors. Christine now works as a professional non executive director with public & private companies, government organisations and the not for profit sector. Christine is the independent chair of Bell Asset Management Ltd, and a non executive director of Perpetual Equities Investment Company Ltd, Uniting Financial Services and Netball NSW.