Jack Holden (President) is the General Manager Sustainability for Fonterra Australia. He has been closely involved in the development and implementation of Fonterra’s Group Social Responsibility Plan. Fonterra’s sustainability challenges involve closing the gap between consumer and community expectations and the supply chain performance from Fonterra’s 1,200 farm suppliers. This includes a focus on climate impacts, water security and animal welfare. Jack has been with Fonterra since 2012 and prior to this was an Associate Director of KPMG’s Sustainability and Climate Change practice and a sustainability advisor for the Victorian State Government.
Here are the current members of the SAI Platform Australia Committee of Management.
Helen Dornom is Dairy Australia's Manager of Sustainability, including Food Safety and Integrity. The work covers sustainability; food safety/public health; industry integrity (consumer, community and market confidence); regulatory and policy frameworks; and issues management. Helen has worked in the dairy industry over a number of years in a variety of areas including R, D &E, industry policy and supply chain integrity. Helen has also worked on export facilitation and market access, industry QA programs and food standards, animal health and welfare. She led a project team for the International Dairy Federation developing the IDF/FAO Guide to Good Dairy Farm Practices and Prudent Use of Antimicrobial Agents.
Heidi is Project and Coordination Manager – Responsible Business at Tassal. Her role involves coordination and development of shared platforms and projects that deliver inclusive and engaged actions. Tassal maintain an industry leading position in Australian Seafood in terms of corporate, social and environmental reporting and certification, implementing a sustainability focus throughout the company. Tassal strive to achieve operational excellence and protect its core values around quality, community and the environment.
Christine Kelly is a Senior Regulatory Product Manager with Nufarm Australia. In a career in the agricultural chemicals industry spanning 30 years she has gained experience in regulatory affairs, product safety, stewardship and sustainable agriculture. Prior to joining Nufarm Christine worked with the Swiss company Syngenta, holding country-level, regional (Asia Pacific and Europe) and global roles. She has extensive working knowledge and in-depth understanding of agricultural chemical regulations in many countries, including preparation of submissions and liaison with government officials. She has hands-on experience in the safe and responsible use of agricultural chemicals across the globe and is a leader in best-practice implementation of stewardship and sustainable agriculture. She has written and designed training materials, delivered and assisted in training courses and designed and contributed to cross industry projects with government and non-governmental organizations. She has comprehensive knowledge of the benefits of agricultural technology plus the human and environmental impact of agricultural chemicals and their use.
Carlie has been an integral part of the Visy group for more than nine years, currently positioned as Visy’s Manager – Forestry and Fibre Compliance. As Manager – Forestry and Fibre Compliance, Carlie is charged with ensuring the full supply chain integrity of Visy’s nearly 2 million tonnes of wood fibre annually, as well as all paper, pulp and fibre based products purchased or traded within the group. During this time, Carlie has successfully managed the largest FSC Chain of Custody certificate within Australia whilst also been invited to participate in a number of industry groups, as a Trustee on the board of the Gottstein Trust and a director of FSC Australia and New Zealand.