Board Members

MVGWTA is governed by a Board comprising six Directors and a Chair.

David Spear

David Spear

Chair

David is an experienced professional company director and governance consultant. He is currently Chairman of Tyre Stewardship Australia, Chairman of Office Brands, Director of Unity Housing and Director of VUCA Pty Ltd.

David has over 25 years’ experience in commercial…

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Anna Fisher

Anna Fisher

Director

Anna is a co-owner of Zonte’s Footstep Pty Ltd – a McLaren Vale based wine company that is dynamic, fun, and adventurous.

Anna is a CPA, graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Governors…

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David Papa

David Papa

Director

David is an Executive Director at Bentleys SA, leading the Business Advancement, Audit and Assurance teams and has 17 years’ experience working with many not-for-profits in South Australia as a financial accounting, audit and risk management provider. David's experience has…

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Karen Raffen

Karen Raffen

Director

Karen has extensive experience in executive roles as the former CEO of Brand South Australia, and has recently led a stakeholder engagement project for the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA).

Karen is an experienced board and committee contributor across a…

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Kate Hardy

Kate Hardy

Director

Kate relocated to South Australia in late 2019 to work in a consulting role in the wine industry after a successful career as a legal adviser in the wine industry in France and the US. Kate has extensive knowledge about the…

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Dr. Larry Lockshin

Dr. Larry Lockshin

Director

Larry is a trained viticulturist (MSc from Cornell) and marketer (PhD from Ohio State), who has spent the last 30 years working with the wine industry and a range of other major companies through the Ehrenberg Bass Institute of Marketing…

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Steven Todd

Steven Todd

Director

Steven is currently General Manager at McLaren Vale winery, Kay Brothers. His experience in the South Australian wine industry allows him to understand the wine market and the pressures faced by the McLaren Vale entities. Steven has experience in management…

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