Nadia and Alf Taylor Foundation

History

The Nadia and Alf Taylor foundation (previously tna foundation) was established in 2002 off the back of the commercial success of tna solutions pty ltd. Our founders, Nadia and Alf Taylor have a strong belief in social justice and decided to share their success with those who are less fortunate.

What began as personal philanthropy by Nadia and Alf has evolved into a foundation that has supported 150+ charities across 39 countries and has directly impacted the lives of over 19,000 people. Our partner organisations work on a range of different interventions in the areas of education, social enterprise, healthcare, human rights, emergency relief and animal rights to name a few.

We pride ourselves on partnering with organisations that are professional, forward-thinking and intentional about the work they are carrying out around the world

 

Our Team

 
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nADIA tAYLOR (FoundING Director)

Nadia is a Co-founder and Director of tna solutions pty ltd.  With a determination to work hard and never give up, Nadia was instrumental in developing tna solutions pty ltd into a market leading, global enterprise and alongside Alf, was recently awarded the 2018 Australian Ethnic Business award in the medium to large category.

Nadia contributes an enormous amount of her time to the foundations work and is just as happy in informal settlements in developing countries as she is in the board room. Nadia’s passion to give back is infectious and her willingness to share her success with others is truly inspiring.

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aLF tAYLOr (FOunDING DIRECTOR)

Alf Taylor is a Co-founder and CEO of tna solutions pty ltd and has nearly 40 years experience in the food packaging industry. A graduate of Mechanical Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Alf revolutionised the packaging industry by developing a machine that redefined performance standards and quickly established tna as a global player in the packaging industry.

Alf is passionate about everyone getting a “fair go” and is a fierce defender of those who are less fortunate.

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cLAIRE hAMMERTOn (dIRECTOR)

Claire is a human rights lawyer and is currently the Federal Court of Australia’s International Programs Coordinator. She holds Degrees in Law and Arts from the University of New South Wales, a Masters of Laws from Columbia University, and is presently undertaking a PhD at the University of Sydney. Claire has worked in the human rights field on issues ranging from child refugees to violence against women and has been widely recognised for her work; including being named one of the Australian Financial Review’s ‘100 Women of Influence’ in 2015.

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Dave Everett OAM (foundation manager)

Dave has a bachelor and masters of International Development studies from Macquarie University and spent most of his 20s building a not-for-profit organisation from an idea, into a successful enterprise that continues to grow and thrive.

Dave is passionate about identifying quality development organisations and providing technical support to our partners in addition to his advisory role for the foundation.

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Adam Taylor (Foundation Manager)

Adam is our Foundation Manager covering the America’s. Adam holds a criminology degree with a background in federal law enforcement and has been managing our foundation since 2014.

With a passion for global equality, community development, environmental conservation and wildlife protection, Adam works hard to ensure our resources are allocated to those organisations having the greatest impact.

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