Food South Australia has a dynamic team of staff experienced in, and passionate about, the South Australian food and beverage industry. Our team also includes expert staff based in offices in Japan and China, ready to assist South Australian food and beverage companies targeting growth in these markets.
Catherine’s experience in the food industry, and her leadership of Food South Australia since its inception in 2010, are respected by industry members and key stakeholders alike. As our CEO, Catherine ensures Food South Australia supports members by actively showcasing products and businesses to local, national and international markets. Catherine also works closely with members and the Food South Australia Board to advocate for the industry.
Darren has extensive experience across retail, food service and convenience channels in the food and beverage industry. Contact Darren about opportunities to explore markets, participate in trade shows and membership of Food South Australia and our award-winning consumer-focused culinary tourism program, Eat Local SA.
Chris has over 30 years’ experience in branding, events and sponsorship management, in marketing and in food service. Chris manages Food South Australia’s events, sponsorships and the South Australian Food Industry Awards Program. Contact Chris about the Awards, participation in Food South Australia events or sponsorship packages.
Lee brings her experience in marketing, communications and business writing to her role managing communications projects for Food South Australia, and also assists members with award and grant applications. Contact Lee about communications and marketing, content for Food South Australia ENews, the Eat Local SA program and social media content, or for assistance with grant or award application preparation.
Samara’s experience includes a range of roles in industry and government, including in the seafood sector. At Food South Australia, Samara’s is responsible for the development and delivery of Food South Australia’s range of industry development programs. Contact Samara about current Food South Australia programs, including the Agribusiness Growth Program.
Wendy’s role draws on her previous experience in human resources/recruitment and general administration. Contact Wendy about general or financial administration, including membership payments and renewals.
With a background in in retail, advertising and public relations, Fiona provides support for Food South Australia’s events and the South Australian Food Industry Awards Program. Contact Fiona for assistance with the South Australian Food Awards Program, or to update your subscriptions to Food South Australia News and Eat Like a Local.
Carla draws on her background in marketing for FMCG brands in the UK in her role supporting market and industry development, and membership services for Food South Australia and Eat Local SA. Contact Carla for membership administrative support or to update your Food South Australia or Eat Local SA online directory profile content.
Anita manages Food South Australia’s online presence, including our websites, online directories and social media. Contact Anita about accessing our websites, directories or social media sites for Food South Australia or Eat Local SA.