Pro Print: Celebrating the industry leaders taking print forward
3. Kellie Northwood, Executive Director, Two Sides Australia
Kellie Northwood is the first woman to ever place in the top five of ProPrint’s Power 50. After placing sixth last year Northwood has worked her way up to an impressive third position, and is clearly deserving of the accolade. A fierce advocate of print in all its forms, Northwood is at the helm of the industry’s tireless fight against the onslaught of digital and green misinformation. Working as chief executive officer of the Australasian Catalogue Association (ACA) and executive director of Two Sides Australia (TSA), Northwood certainly has a lot on her plate. The difficult juggling act of running two major associations has not stopped Northwood from becoming the go-to spokesperson for every print and paper related issue, attending industry events spruiking print and fighting against big businesses in the abandonment of paper correspondence. This year Northwood stepped down from her PIAA Board position, her departure leaving room for the print evangelist to work even harder on advocating. 2016 has been a big year for Northwood, including the launch of Value of Paper and Print (VoPP) magazine, postal advocacy group Keep Me Posted and her ongoing fight against corporate greenwashing. Northwood has been fundamental in protecting consumer rights to receive paper correspondence through the launch of Keep Me Posted, tirelessly campaigning for paper and tackling the big corporates on their print policies. Our number three Power 50 winner is an empowering female and print advocate, passionately protecting and advocating for an industry that is clearly close to her heart.
Source: Pro Print – 1 December 2016