Head of Corporate and External Relations, Nestlé
Margaret is passionate about the role business can play in contributing to a healthier future. As head of Corporate and External Relations for Nestlé Oceania, Margaret manages issues shaping Nestlé’s operating environment in areas as diverse as nutrition, human rights, environmental sustainability, water and rural development, while working across a broad portfolio of iconic food and beverage brands across Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Fiji and the Pacific.
She has over 20 years’ corporate affairs experience in the healthcare, food and agribusiness sectors, working in both consulting and in-house roles in Australia and New Zealand, including senior roles in Novartis, Syngenta and Schering-Plough.
Margaret is also a member of the Supply Chains Working Group (and the Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group on the Implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.