Who we are

Women In Supply Chain (WISC) is a voluntary group open to all women and men in supply chain. We are passionate about supporting women in Transport and Logistics to reach their optimum potential through collaborating, meeting and sharing knowledge and experience with like-minded professionals.

We aim to represent the voice of women in supply chain; transport and logistics and make women VISIBLE.

Meet our WISC Committee

Chair Suzanne Crowe
Past Chair Nola Bansgrove
Executive Board Members

Peta Irving
Tina Manolitsas
Kelly Fernandez
Denisse Villanueva
Katharina Attana
Suzanne Crowe
Priyani Withanarachi


About our WISC Committee  

Helena Michaels

Helena has worked in the transport and distribution industries for over 25 years. She has had a focus in logistics management as well as hands-on operational administration. Helena also currently teaches logistics in the Technical and Further Education environment.

Nola Bransgrove

Nola has been part of her family Road Transport business since 1972 and been instrumental in its growth to an award winning long distance general and over-dimensional national carrier. She has had extensive involvement in community and industry representation locally, regionally and nationally and was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 2012 for services to the Transport and Logistics Industry, the Community and Women. Nola was appointed a Commissioner on the National Transport Commission in 2014 and is the Chair of Women in Supply Chain.

 Peta Irving


Peta has nearly 30 years’ military service experience in logistics through service in two arms of the Defence Forces. Peta currently utilises her specialised knowledge in integrated supply processes and information flow within supply chains in her teaching and consulting roles.


Kelly Fernandez 

Kelly, is an enthusiastic and curious industrial engineer. Her knowledge and skills have been applied to a variety of industries and sectors, supporting organizations to achieve operational excellence. She has managed logistics projects and processes involving planning and executing a cost-efficient operation strategy, handling and monitoring shipments, and approving documentation and controlling budgets. Currently Kelly works for Stile Education as Sales Operations Analysist.

Tina Manolitsas

Tina has worked in Supply Chain for over six years working with commercial and not-for-profit organisations. At present Tina is working for GS1 Australia the largest supply chain industry association. In addition, Tina teaches at RMIT University.

Katharina Attana

Katharina is a supply chain and industrial property professional with 20 years of experience in a variety of commercial, project management and business process roles. Before permanently settling in Australia, Kat has worked and travelled within Asia, Europe, South Africa and America. Currently Kat is employed at Tasman Logistics Services as General Manager Business Solutions and Property.

Elizabeth Guerra-Stolfa

Elizabeth is a commercial litigator and mediator with Elizabeth Guerra-Stolfa is the leader of the Transport & Logistics industry group at Rigby Cooke Lawyers and is an accomplished Litigation & Dispute Resolution lawyer. With over 30 years of experience, she specialises in Heavy Vehicle National Law, complex superior court and specialist tribunal litigation, Royal Commission hearings, mediation and alternative dispute resolution. She is an Accredited Specialist Family Business Adviser with Family Business Australia and is an Accredited Mediator.

Tiffany Lo

Tiffany is a passionate HR Professional with over 15 years experience spanning Transport, Mining, Oil and Gas, Energy, and Pharmaceutical industries. With people and safety at the forefront in her approach, Tiffany has implemented national and international people projects focused on talent management, workforce planning, culture and diversity. Tiffany has a Masters in Commerce (HRM) and Bachelor of Science (Psychology).

Mary Forder

 Mary is a Procurement/Contracts Officer currently working with Government Departments in Melbourne.  After her ten year career working in a Logistics/Software Development Program of work, Mary decided it was time for a change of scenery and moved to sunny Cairns where she worked in the Health Logistics Imprest Management space.

Priyani Withanarachi

Priyani is the Supply Chain Manager at Honda Australia and has extensive experience in managing automotive supply chains. She has a Master of Business in Logistics Management from RMIT and is passionate about mentoring young leaders into the profession. 

Suzanne Crowe

Suzanne has held senior supply chain roles in the Petroleum, Mining and Pharmaceutical industries. Currently teaching Logistics, Warehousing and Supply Chain Operations management, and enjoys organising events for supply chain professionals. She is currently on the board of TDT Victoria.


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Who we represent

We represent women working in supply chain; transport and logistics in Australia representing road, rail, air, sea, pipeline, inter and bi-modal transport and all the processes and services from start to finish.


"Logistics is the fifth largest industry sector in Australia – bigger than mining and agriculture combined"

Institute for Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Victoria University