Fiona McCandless


Project Manager

As Project Manager, Fiona primarily oversees the delivery of the EDGE Project, along with managing other projects through the Impact Foundry.

Fiona has previously worked as an organiser, member engagement and researcher at the Health and Community Services Union Victoria (HACSU) - representing workers in the disability and mental health sectors through NDIS rollout, privatisation, and the Royal Commission into Mental Health.She held the role of executive member of HACSU women’s committee and founded a worker-lead climate action network. As a peace and anti-nuclear weapon activist, she has attended nuclear weapon prohibition conferences and spoken at rallies in Australia, Russia, and Japan.

Fiona has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Japanese Language and Anthropology.