Leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example.
Leader, marketing strategist and agricultural consultant
Advocacy, Agriculture and Rural Development, Community Service and Engagement, Feminist Policy and Politics, Women’s Affairs, Food and Wine, Foreign Affairs and Trade, Governance, Leadership, Media and Communications, Mentoring, Rural and Regional Issues and Policy, Voluntary Work
Elizabeth has facilitated a number of community and agricultural development programs and fresh produce marketing strategies in her home WA Wheatbelt region, across Australia and Papua New Guinea. She currently coordinates a multidisciplinary agricultural research program in PNG on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Elizabeth has also led the marketing strategy development and implementation for one of the largest citrus operations in WA, Moora Citrus.
Elizabeth is a Commissioner for the Agricultural Produce Commission, RRR Women’s Network of WA Board Director, forms part of the Farmers for Climate Action ‘Rural Futures Taskforce’, is a mentor for the Australia Awards DFAT Women’s Leadership Initiative and volunteers on many agricultural advisory groups and committees. She was a Board Director with Australian Women in Agriculture for five years, being elected as Vice President, President and Company Secretary during her tenure.
Elizabeth is a Fellow with the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation having won a scholarship from Fairfax Agricultural Media to undertake the intensive 18-month leadership program. In 2014, Elizabeth was awarded Most Outstanding Emerging Leader at the inaugural Women in Australian Agribusiness 100 and in 2016 was awarded WA Young Achiever of the Year for her voluntary and community contributions.