Shani Wood

Environmental Officer, City of Holdfast Bay

Shani has worked at the City of Holdfast Bay since 2012 and has developed and implemented a number of successful innovative waste projects including; trialling compostable bags in local supermarkets, Phase 1 of the Weekly FOGO trial (opt in) and Phase 2 of the Weekly FOGO trial. Shani has a vast experience in project management and community engagement which has been recognised through receiving the 2018-19 Green Industries Woman in Waste Award.

Sarah Bruns

Litter & Sustainability Community Programs Coordinator, KESAB environmental solutions

Sarah has been an Education Officer for KESAB environmental solutions since 2017. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biodiversity and Conservation, completed a Permaculture Design Certificate and is completing a Diploma in Sustainable Living. Sarah is passionate about the role of education and advocacy in promoting holistic sustainability and delivers business consultancy, community engagement programs and school education.

Valeria Torok

Food Microbiology Program Leader, SARDI

Dr. Valeria Torok is the Food Microbiology Program Leader with the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), Food Sciences Group based at the Waite Campus in Adelaide. She is also the Fight Food Waste CRC Food Safety and Integrity Theme Leader. Dr. Torok has keen interests in food safety research and risk mitigation, role of gut microbiota in livestock production and gut health.