Malinda Wink

Australia

Global Director of Good Pitch
Malinda Wink was Executive Director of Good Pitch Australia and Shark Island Institute from 2013-2019. She also currently serves as Deputy Chair of The Caledonia Foundation and Board of The Reichstein Foundation.

Malinda’s professional experience spans senior roles within the corporate, political, philanthropic and NGO sectors. Malinda has been the recipient of a number of scholarships including the Jeanne Sauvé Fellowship at McGill University (2006-2007), and most recently, the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship from the European Commission (2010-2012) where she completed a double Masters in Public Policy & International Development (Democracy and Governance) with distinction.

Malinda has advised on business and strategic planning for a number of production and distribution companies including Madman, Hopscotch, Transmission, and Revlover. She has served as a mentor for pitch and impact workshops including Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, GP South East Asia, GP Miami, GP Colombia, Dokumenter Yogyakarta, an impact consultant at the International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam (IDFA), on the jury of Festival International du Film documentaire Océanien (FIFO), Hawaiian International Film Festival, Antenna and Environment Film Festivals, and a number of advisory boards including the Social Enterprise World Forum and AIDC.

Malinda is Executive Producer of a number of projects including The Final Quarter and 2040: The Regeneration.

In 2016 Malinda was recognised as one of the Australian Financial Review's 100 Women of Influence.

In 2018 Malinda delivered a TEDx talk on the role that social impact documentary and campaigns can serve as a tool to strengthen democracy.

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