The Collective Action Group

The Collective Action Group (CAG) is a team of leading industry representatives from across the supply chain and government who oversee the strategic delivery of the 2025 National Packaging Targets and the design of a systemic model for how Australia can transition to an advanced sustainable packaging ecosystem.

Led by an independent Chair skilled in the facilitation of industry directed change models and co-regulatory programs, the CAG is comprised of some of the most well-respected members of Australian industry. 

Members of the CAG include: 

  • Andrew Smith, Executive General Manager of Sustainability at Pact Group
  • Barry Cosier, Director of Sustainability at Australian Food and Grocery Council
  • Cameron Hutchison, Assistant Secretary, Major Environment Reforms Group, Waste Policy and Planning DCCEEW
  • Fiona Baxter, Sustainability Lead for 7-Eleven Stores Pty Ltd
  • Jane Cronin, Director Packaging Policy and Reform, DCCEEW
  • Jeff Maguire, Group Head of CDS Implementation and Packaging Sustainability at Coca-Cola Amatil
  • Kanish Nadarajah, Head of Strategic, Sustainable and Responsible Sourcing Coles Group
  • Kylie Hughes, Director, Waste Policy and Legislation, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Brisbane
  • Lok-Man Shu, Group Environment Manager at David Jones & Country Road Group
  • Margaret Stuart, Head of Corporate & External Affairs NestlĂ© Oceania
  • Mike Ritchie, Managing Director of MRA Consulting Group
  • Paul Klymenko, CEO at Planet Ark Environmental Foundation
  • Phil Carbins, General Manager Business Development - Planning & Policy at SUEZ Australia & New Zealand
  • Richard Macchiesi, General Manager Innovation and Corporate Affairs at Visy Group
  • Sam Andersen, APCO Board Chair
  • Phil Preston, CAG Facilitator

Find out more about the role of the Collective Action Group here.