Sonya joined Bunnings as Head of Sustainability in early 2020, bringing with her extensive knowledge in sustainability gained from more than 25 years’ experience in retail, consumer goods and manufacturing industries.
Specialising in stakeholder engagement, policy development and risk management, Sonya’s role sees her leading the growth of existing sustainability and community programs and finding new opportunities to drive positive long-term change across the business.
A chartered Chemical Engineer, Sonya has held advisory roles with the Australian Attorney General’s Office and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, addressing issues of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in Supply Chains and the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
She is currently a member of the Modern Slavery Expert Advisory Group with the Australian Department of Home Affairs. Sonya is also a Board Director of Engineers Without Borders Australia and Water Stewardship Asia – Pacific.