Louise Ward is the co-owner of the Yarra Valley Estate a multi-award winning wedding, function and conference venue. Yarra Valley Estate, running for over 20 years, is a leading venue in environmentally sustainable practices and has been recognized through several prestigious awards including the Victorian Premier’s Award for Sustainability for medium Businesses, the United Nations World Environment day Award for sustainability and a ‘most Inspiring’ business award from River and Ranges Community Leadership program as well as being the only winner in 2 categories at the Victorian Tourism Awards.
Besides her skills as a successful business owner Louise also has extensive experience in working with the under-privileged through her humanitarian work with Moira Kelly AO.
Louise sits on 2 of Moira’s Boards. One as the president of Global Gardens of Peace, an initiative that is creating living landscapes to support vulnerable communities, families and individuals of all abilities to heal, restore and grow.
The other as Director on Moira Kelly Creating Hope Foundation. This foundation builds on Moira Kelly’s decades of work caring for the sick and needy children and their families. It provides hope, protection, and safety to children and families who need it most.
Louise brings her skills and knowledge to the board of the PNG Foundation.CONTACT@PNGFOUNDATION.ORG.AU