Ben comes to the Foundation with 10 years’ experience in the not-for-profit sector in Melbourne and overseas. Prior to joining the organisation in 2015, he worked for 5 years in the Whittlesea LGA, including roles with local government, consulting and with Whittlesea Community Connections, where he managed a project responding to the harms of poker machine addiction.
Having lived in the inner north for most of his life, Ben is motivated by the area’s tradition of local people responding to local challenges in meaningful ways. He is passionate about equity, social justice and ensuring everyone has access to opportunity and choice in their lives.
Ben loves living in Coburg, where he can be found on a bike or at a local park with his young family.
Contact details for Ben:
- 03 8689 1967
Bianca Maciel Pizzorno
Community Philanthropy Coordinator
Bianca is the Philanthropy Coordinator for the Inner North Community Foundation.
Bianca comes to the foundation with commercial and not for profit experience from the legal, political, and philanthropy sectors. She has particular experience with political campaigning and advisory.
Bianca is passionate about empowering community in the inner north to respond to both local and global challenges, through sustainable community driven projects. Her ultimate goal is to collaborate with you to build a better inner north, and hopefully a better world.
Bianca lives with her family in Brunswick, where her children attend school. When she’s not working, you are likely to find Bianca gardening with her children or supporting her children with their various sporting activities.
Contact details for Bianca:
- 03 8689 1922