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Foodbank Western Australia Board of Directors:

Peter Mansell
Peter Mansell (Chairman)
Peter was a corporate and mining lawyer. Since retiring he has been Chair of Zinifex, West Australian Newspapers, Western Power and Director of Foodland Associated and is currently Chair of Energy Resources of Australia, The Cancer Research Trust and Director of TAP Oil Ltd and Foodbank Australia.

Ian Rakich
Ian Rakich (Deputy Chairman)
Ian is the lead Partner for Ernst & Young’s Performance Improvement practice in the Western Region and has over 25 years experience delivering enhanced business performance for leading organisations across Europe, Asia Pacific and Australia.

Mark Armitage
Mark Armitage
Mark is a Senior Consultant at Integral Development and has held senior positions in a broad range of industries including, Retail, Wholesale, Manufacturing, Engineering, Consulting, Human Resources and Sales.

Paul Branston
Paul Branston
Paul is a Partner at the law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and has over 15 years’ experience advising on public and private mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets and corporate head office matters in a range of sectors.

D John Carlson
D. John Carlson
D. John Carlson is involved in online retailing and publishing. He has a background in strategic planning advising businesses and not for profits nationally in branding and marketing.

Zoe Corcoran
Zoe Corcoran
Zoe is Assistant State Manager for Woolworths with over 15 years experience in retail with strong focus on change management and performance improvement.

Dr Christina Pollard
Dr Christina Pollard
Christina has worked for the Western Australian government for about 30 years to improve nutrition through health promotion and has particular interest in population groups who are vulnerable to poor diet.

Vanessa Torres
Vanessa Torres
Vanessa is Chief Technology Officer directly at South32. Vanessa has more than 25 years’ experience working within the mining and metals sector in a range of operational, project and corporate roles domestically and internationally.

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