Our success isn’t just defined by the number of meals donated or by the hours of training delivered – at the core of what we do is our people. Each member of our head office team brings real change to life through their diverse skills, experience and background.
Over the past 15 years, Shaun has combined his passion and knowledge of food and social enterprise together with his experience in corporate partnerships to drive positive change in underserved communities.
Shaun was a driving force in the launch of the Aboriginal Health Television Network in partnership with the Australian Federal Government in 2019 – a channel dedicated to improving the health literacy of First Nations people. Shaun has delivered multiple projects with the National Health Service (UK), Macquarie Bank and others.
Shaun has been awarded accolades including the inaugural Time Out's Hospitality Future Shaper, an AMP Tomorrow Maker and a Westpac ChangeMaker – and in 2021, Plate t Forward was the recipient of the Community Human Rights Champion by the Australian Human Rights Commission.
”When I arrived in Australia my goals were to study English, improve my language, work, and help my family. I’m happy for my team and for my work. Every day I wake up ready and I come to work with energy. I’m happy nowRoyaHead Chef, Kabul Social
Plate It Forward’s Chef’s Table is a team of hospo experts with diverse backgrounds and experience. They deliver positive outcomes for each and every team member, providing expert knowledge, training, and long-term career outcomes