SPEAKER

Anne Petch

Director
Funding Partnerships Australia Pty Ltd
Delamere Sth, Australia

Anne Petch is Director, Funding Partnerships Australia Pty Ltd (FPA) and member of Economic Development Australia (EDA). Her Company’s focus is building community economic capacity at the grass roots level. FPA provides both mentoring and hands on assistance to local government, NFPs, businesses and community organisations. Anne coordinated the external funding for the Adelaide City Council from 2004 - 2010 and in 2007 wrote the Tool Kit for Sourcing External Funding Partnerships for the Local Government Association, South Australia. 2011-2015, Anne coordinated revenue and economic development at the Town of Victoria Park in Perth Western Australia transitioning the Town (community and business) to the digital economy. She is currently working with the City of Marion in South Australia and the District Council of Yankalilla, a rural Council on the beautiful Fleurieu Peninsula, approximately one hour south of Adelaide. In 2015 she participated in the Economic Development Australia Study Tour to Oregon, Washington & Alaska. Anne’s experience includes; • 2002 Fellow Governor’s Leadership Foundation (GLF) • 2002-2005 Trustee Business Vision SA 2010 • 2004-2005 Chair, Regional Indicators Project, Business Vision SA 2010 • 2004-2017 Mentor (SAYES) South Australian Young Entrepreneurs Scheme, Business SA