About Us

Our Mission

Soap Aid is a not-for-profit organisation committed to saving children’s lives through improved hygiene while positively impacting the environment.

Our humanitarian and environmental mission is made possible by our partnership with the hotel industry. We reprocess and deliver recycled hotel soap to disadvantaged communities in Australia and overseas.

Our impact partners work closely with local communities to provide vital hygiene education on the importance of handwashing with soap.

Together we aim to achieve lifesaving and sustainable improvements in global hygiene practices.

 

Soap Aid was born from a Melbourne family’s 25-year involvement in the hotel bath and body products industry through its family business, Concept Amenities.

CEO of Concept Amenities, Mike Matulick, witnessed the large volumes of discarded hotel soap thrown into local landfills each year. Recognising this waste could help the growing crisis in childhood hygiene related deaths, Mike was determined to act and in 2011 founded the charity, Soap Aid.

Soap Aid is an ATO endorsed DGR type 1 and Tax Concession Charity, and is governed by a board of professional volunteers.

Our People

Soap Aid’s dedicated team is passionate about using its skills to direct and support Soap Aid in its mission to save lives.

Mike Matulick

Mike Matulick

CEO & Founder

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John Hunt

John Hunt

Chair

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Rachel Riordan

Rachel Riordan

Executive Director - Maternity Leave

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Clinton Farley

Clinton Farley

Director of Hotel Engagement

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Professor Martyn Jeggo

Professor Martyn Jeggo

Director of Health Programs

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David Schiavello

David Schiavello

Director of Legal

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Peter Singline

Peter Singline

Director of Strategy

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Diana Siniakov

Diana Siniakov

Director of Communications

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Van Truong

Van Truong

Director of Finance

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Our Corporate Champions

We are grateful for the committed support of our Corporate Champions who share our mission and partner with us to transform the lives of communities in need around the world.

Our Hotel Champions

Soap Aid is proud to partner with our amazing Hotel Champions around Australia who have registered with our Hotel to Hands Program. Together we are helping to save lives and create long-lasting environmental benefits by recycling and supplying critically needed soap to communities in need throughout the world.