Mark G Smith – Chair
FAMI CPM FAIM MAICD
Mark was appointed as a Director on 29 November 2004 and is also current Chairman of The Humour Foundation. Mark has extensive experience in the FMCG Industry, including general management roles and senior marketing roles globally with Cadbury Schweppes, and senior roles including marketing with Unilever and Uncle Tobys. Non-Executive Director of Toll Holdings Ltd since 1 July 2007. Non-Executive Director of GUD Holdings Ltd since May 2009. Managing Director of Cadbury- Schweppes Australia and New Zealand from 2003 to 2007, and a Member of the Asia Pacific Regional Board. Former Managing Director of Confectionary Australia and New Zealand, and prior to that, three years as Director of Marketing for Cadbury Trebor Basset in the UK and senior positions in Cadbury Schweppes' North American and Australian Operations. Former Non-Executive Chairman of Manassen Food Group, Mark is also current Chairman of SIFE Australian Ltd (Students in Free Enterprise).
Peter W Jess – Treasurer
Chartered Accountant CPA
Peter was a founding member of the Foundation and is currently Treasurer. Peter is the principal of PJA Accountants. Peter is Treasurer for the Liptember Foundation, Sports Health Check Foundation and Art Engine. He is also a Director of the Indigenous Sports Network Pty Ltd and Image Sportivo Internationale Pty Ltd.
Dr Peter Spitzer – Medical Director
MB.BS., FACRRM, Churchill Fellow
Peter was a founding member of the Foundation and is currently the Medical Director.
Damien is Director of Sales of Hyundai Motor Company Australia. Damien is also a Director of D. Meredith Pty Ltd.
David owns and manages Nourish NFP, an NGO consulting business. His most recent appointment was at ChildFund Australia, an International NGO that runs child sponsorship programs.
Tristan is the Executive General Manager Corporate Sustainability, Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Darren O’Brien has over 20 years experience in the food and beverage industry, having worked in sales, marketing and corporate strategy roles across major FMCG companies including Coca-Cola Amatil, Mars Corporation, Diageo, Fonterra and Kraft. Darren has worked at the Director and General Manager level for both Fonterra and then Kraft over the last eight years and now holds the position of Managing Director – Grocery for Kraft Foods. Darren has a Bachelor of Business degree from The University of Technology Sydney, a Masters of Enterprise Degree from Melbourne University and an Executive MBA with the Singapore Management University.