Ms. Kristal Kinsela, MBA, BEd (Adult Education), MAICD
Non-Executive Director | Port Macquarie
Appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 19 August 2021. Kristal is a proud and passionate Indigenous business owner and leader who enjoys connecting people and moving them into action. Through determination, resilience and hard work, Kristal built her professional career and successful consultancy business. Today, she channels her experience and energy into helping others succeed.
A descendant of both the Jawoyn and Wiradjuri nations, Kristal brings her personal story and over 16 years of business expertise to every project. She has worked with well-known global businesses and all levels of government to drive their supplier diversity efforts, helping develop procurement plans, up-skill teams and positively impact communities. She authored the first book published in Australia on Indigenous business procurement, “Supplier Diversity How”, based on her proven approach.
A multi-award winner, Kristal has been awarded the 2019 AFR 100 Women of Influence, 2019 Indigenous Defence Leader of the Year, 2017 NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year and 2017 Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year.