Ambassadors and Supporters
Meet our Meat Free Monday supporters – chefs, nutritionists, media personalities and entrepreneurs who believe in the power of balance.
Dr Rosemary Stanton – Meat Free Mondays Australia Ambassador
ROSEMARY STANTON || Dr Rosemary Stanton is one of Australia’s best known nutritionists and has an Order of Australia Medal for her services to community health. As well as authoring many scientific papers, Rosemary has written 33 books on food and nutrition, over 3,500 articles in magazines and newspapers and has been appearing regularly on television and radio over the last 45 years.
Sir Richard Branson
SIR RICHARD BRANSON || Sir Richard Branson is the founder and chairman of Virgin Group, a company which operates in around 200 companies in over 30 countries. In addition to a huge number of commercial endeavours with Virgin, he joins Peter Gabriel, Nelson Mandela, Graça Machel, and Desmond Tutu as part of The Elders, a group of leaders contributing their wisdom, independent leadership and integrity to tackle some of the world’s toughest problems.
JANELLA PURCELL || Janella Purcell is a nutritionist, naturopath and herbalist with a career in TV, radio and print media. She has graced Australian television as co-host of ‘Good Chef Bad Chef’.
Dr Joanna McMillan
DR JOANNA MCMILLAN || Joanna McMillan is one of Australia’s best known health experts. The official nutritionist of Channel 9’s Today Show, she is also the vice-president of the Australian Lifestyle Medicine Association and an ambassador for the Skin and Cancer Foundation.
MAGGIE BEER || Maggie Beer is one of Australia’s most iconic culinary figures. With a career spanning farming, food and wine production, television presenting and food writing, she was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for her service to tourism and hospitality in 2011.
SIMON BRYANT || Simon Bryant is a face well known to regional and urban Australia as he and South Australian food icon Maggie Beer were beamed into thousands of lounge rooms and kitchens via the ABC program The Cook & the Chef. Simon recently released his first cookbook, Vegies.
PAT CASH || Wimbledon champion and 5 time Grand Slam finalist, Pat Cash is one of Australia’s greatest figures in tennis. Now a sports commentator and national tennis couch, Pat Cash in partnership with Jon Dee co-founded Planet Ark in 1991 and works on the board of Do Something!
WENDY HARMER || Wendy Harmer is one of Australia’s best-known humourists. She has enjoyed a highly successful thirty-year career in journalism, radio, television and stand-up comedy.