Alex McDonald

Executive Director - Wise Foundation
Alex McDonald

Alex McDonald is Executive Director of the Wise Foundation and Director of The Body Shop Australia. Alex is active in assisting the development of social & micro business within Australia and the South Pacific.

He is past Director and Chief Executive of The Big Issue Australia and is currently working on the development and management of a range of social businesses within Australia. He is co-author of a social enterprise manual for young people and regularly assists NGO agencies and organisations consider social business identification and development.


Mandy Glassey

National Manager
Mandy Glassey



Mandy Glassey is the National Manager for Buffed. Mandy has a management background with 10 years' experience working for The Body Shop and The Adidem Group. She was the recipient of the Anita Roddick Award in the Asia-Pacfic Region in 2011.  Mandy is a passionate advocate for positive social change and has been instrumental in the Wise Foundation's commitment toward creating both a positive impact within the community and strong economic and social outcomes in East Timor and Samoa.


Jasmina Marjanovic

Marketing and Promotion Officer
Jasmina Marjanovic

Jasmina Marjanovic is the Marketing and Promotion Officer for Buffed. She completed her Bachelors Degree in Sociology in 2013. Jasmina has a management background and has previously worked for The Body Shop, Borders and redrock Indigenous Art Gallery.