Joe Stead

Joe (Juanita) Stead completed a BA (FA) Information Design Honours degree in 1993. She
joined Spur Corporation’s Marketing Department as a graphic designer in 1995. She was
appointed as studio manager in 2000 and in 2004 was given the additional role of
Creative Projects Manager. In 2006 she took up the full functional roll of Creative Head
and Executive Creative Projects Manager in Spur Group Marketing.
Spur Corporation initiated the group’s sustainability program in 2008 and she was
awarded the additional portfolio of Environmental Sustainability Manager. The
environmental sustainability committee provides an investigative and operational
function to the group and its stakeholders. Joe chairs the Quarterly Environmental
Sustainability Committee meetings and serves as a support to the environmental team
and operational gatekeepers. She has been integral in the development of the Group’s
sustainability programs, environmental policy, green operational reports and eco toolkit
assets and training rollout to the franchisees.
She dedicates her time creative directing, maintaining and developing new brands,
mentoring and leading her team, managing the environmental sustainability portfolio,
and supporting the marketing, operational, executive and procurement teams where
required. She is involved in the Group’s annual integrated reporting process and she
serves on the Group’s Social, Environmental and Ethics Committee as well as the Spur
Foundation Committee.