Charles Hammersla (he/him) has served on the board since July 2019. As a new member of the board, Charles is passionate about governance, strategic leadership and advocacy. In particular, he has a keen interest in youth empowerment and social inclusion. Charles is a member of the Finance and Risk Committee.
Outside of Minus18, Charles is the Head of Renewal for Kmart Australia Ltd, one of Australia’s leading retailers. A retail veteran of twenty years, he currently oversees Kmart’s refurbishment program, as well as their maintenance and repair activities across 220 stores and commercial properties in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to this Charles held a number of senior roles at Kmart and Coles, and in 2010 he was the Australian Retail Association’s Young Retailer of the Year.
Charles is extremely excited to be a part of the Minus18 board and is excited to help the organisation thrive well into the future.