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Confirmed Speakers

Adriana Heinzen

Senior Consultant, Mintel Consulting
Adriana joined Mintel Consulting in 2019 to provide bespoke insights on consumer attitudes and... More

Alistair Leathwood

Chief Commercial Officer, Asia Pacific, IRI
Alistair is IRI’s Chief Commercial Officer for the Asia Pacific region, covering... More

Anne Maree Weston

Head, Agribusiness & Food Centre of Excellence, Austrade
Anne Maree is a highly-experienced finance and economics professional who has spent over 30... More

Barry Cosier

Director, Sustainability, Australian Food and Grocery Council
Barry has extensive experience from both the grocery industry and the resource recovery... More

Ben Gilbert

Head of Australian Equity Research, Jarden Group
Ben leads Jarden’s Australian research team and consumer sector coverage, developing... More

Brad Ridoutt

Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO
Dr Ridoutt is a Principal Research Scientist with Australia’s national science agency... More

Bruno Mascart

Founder and President, Altios International
Originally from an engineering background (graduated from Lille University in 1987 with Masters... More

Clif Triplett

Executive Director Cybersecurity and Risk Management, Houston, Kearney
Clif worked with the Obama administration in 2016 to address the cybersecurity challenges... More

Dan Knox

Director, GRA
Dan Knox is a Director at GRA (now part of Accenture) specialising in S&OP/IBP and supply... More

David White

National Retail, Wholesale & Distribution Sector Lead, Deloitte
With more than 20 years’ experience working in the UK and Australia providing assurance... More

Dr Geoffrey Annison

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Australian Food and Grocery Council
Dr. Geoffrey Annison is Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Health, Nutrition and... More

Dr Merriden Varrall

Director, Australia Geopolitics Hub, KPMG
Dr Merriden Varrall is Director of the Australia Geopolitics Hub at KPMG, where she helps... More

Fiona Walmsley

Head of Sustainability Governance, Woolworths Group

Frances Finney PSM

Assistant Secretary | Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Branch, Australian Border Force
Frances Finney is the Assistant Secretary of the Federal Government’s Modern Slavery and... More

Georgina Christensen

VITAL Coordinator, Allergen Bureau
Georgina Christensen is the VITAL® Coordinator for the Allergen Bureau and has been in this... More

Gillian Duffy

Acting Director | Food and Nutrition Policy, Department of Health
Gillian Duffy is acting Director of the Food and Nutrition Policy team at the Australian... More

Glen Neal

General Manager, Risk Management and Intelligence, Food Standards Australia New Zealand
Glen is responsible for the risk management and intelligence functions associated with... More

John BouAntoun

Principal, Deloitte Digital
John BouAntoun is a Principal at Deloitte Digital.  With over 10 years’ experience in... More

John McLoughlin

Chief Executive Officer, The Advantage Group
John McLoughlin is the CEO of The Advantage Group, International and a member of the... More

Kate Hart

Partner, Strategic Operations Practice and Supply Chain Lead, Kearney
Kate has been with Kearney for 9 years and has worked with leading Australian consumer products... More

Marcel Sieira

Chief Customer Officer, GS1 Australia
As Chief Customer Officer Marcel is part of the GS1 Senior Executive Team, assisting to develop... More

Mark Barthel

Chief Operating Officer, Stop Food Waste Australia
Mark joined the Fight Food Waste CRC team as a Special Advisor in August 2019 having moved from... More

Maya Shehayeb 

General Manager Australasia, Euromonitor International
Maya is the General Manager of Australasia at Euromonitor International with more than... More

Monica Richter

Senior Manager, Low Carbon Futures Program & Project Director Business Renewables Centre, WWF Australia
Monica Richter is an economist and social ecologist with extensive experience in environmental... More

Nicki Hutley

Partner, Deloitte Access Economics
Nicki Hutley is a highly experienced economist, with broad-based expertise gained over three... More

Patrik Jonasson

Director Public Policy Asia-Pacific, GS1
Patrik Jonasson manages GS1’s Asia-Pacific regional government affairs, with a specific... More

Paul Bull

Chief Customer Officer, Real World Marketing
Paul Bull is the Chief Customer Officer of Real World Marketing and has over twenty years FMCG... More

Shantanu Bawari

Director, Strategic Sales Planning, CHEP Australia
Shantanu Bawari is the Director of Strategic Sales Planning at CHEP Australia. Over the last... More

Tanya Barden OAM

Chief Executive Officer, Australian Food and Grocery Council
Tanya Barden OAM, is the Chief Executive Officer at the Australian Food and Grocery Council. She... More

The Hon Trevor Evans MP

Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental Management, Federal Member for Brisbane
Trevor Evans was sworn in as the Assistant Minister for Waste Reduction and Environmental... More

Thomas King

Founder and CEO, Food Frontier
Thomas is the founder and CEO of Food Frontier, Australia and New Zealand's independent think... More

Thomas O'Connor

Senior Director and Analyst, Supply Chain Strategies, Gartner
Thomas O'Connor is a Senior Director, Analyst for Gartner's Supply Chain Strategies team based... More

Veronique Droulez

Senior Nutrition Manager, Meat and Livestock Australia
Veronique Droulez is Senior Nutrition Manager at Meat & Livestock Australia with... More

YiFan Jiang

Head of Science and Regulatory Affairs, Food Industry Asia
YiFan is Head of Science & Regulatory Affairs of Food Industry Asia (FIA), where she leads... More