Sustainable Table Board
Sustainable Table’s board is made up of Foundation Director Hayley Morris and four
amazing women. They are passionate about different areas of the environment, community
development and social justice and choose to volunteer their time to assist Sustainable
Table to achieve these outcomes.
Penny Cottle has over ten years experience with PwC and is based in Beijing, China.
Penny has worked in both the Assurance and Advisory Practices within PwC and her
primary focus has been working on transaction related engagements. These include
a range of due diligence projects; initial public offerings, public market takeovers
and significant cross-boarder transactions. Penny has also been involved in the
PwC Foundation as a Foundation Champion since its inception in 2003. Penny holds
a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Melbourne and is a member of
the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
Penny Maclagan started her working life as a teacher before joining global share
registry company Computershare in 1983. She was head of Computershare Technology
Services until 2008 and is now a non-executive director of Computershare. Penny
is also Computershare’s senior sustainability representative and oversees the global
team of sustainability managers. Penny is actively involved in her own philanthropic
foundation, focusing on indigenous affairs and the environment. She brings to Yaubula's
board, entrepreneurial skills, excellent business knowledge and a personal interest
in the environment.
Sonya Stephen is the CEO of the Cathy Freeman Foundation, a not-for-profit that
aims to create pathways to a brighter future for indigenous children. Prior to joining
the Cathy Freeman Foundation, Sonya worked for ANZ trustees as their Manager of
Philanthropy and consulted in Philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility for
clients such as the Cotton On Foundation and Brotherhood St Lawrence. Prior to that,
she spent six years as a Senior Manager at Computershare, where she co-founded eTree
(Computershare’s award-winning environmental initiative in partnership with Landcare
Australia) with Yaubula's founder Hayley Giachin. Sonya has a Bachelor of Business
Banking and Finance, a Post Grad in Applied Finance at the Securities Institute
Australia and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).
Maree Morris worked as a medical photographer for a number of years after completing
her photography qualification at RMIT. Her most recent work was being the lead photographer
for The Sustainable Table cookbook. She is the mother of three and brings with her,
extensive life experience, fantastic organisational skills, an interest in social
issues and deep compassion for others.