Manager – Sustainability Programs & Farm Development
Sarah grew up in Shepparton, Victoria before heading to university in Geelong to study a Bachelor of Business Management at Deakin University, majoring in Human Resource Management and Marketing. She started her working career in the Health and Wellbeing sector with Local Government before entering the dairy industry where her passion for agriculture started.
Sarah worked with Dairy Australia in a range of roles centring around extension specialising in all things ‘People’ including employment, farm safety, human resources, career pathways and extension capability development.
She now works with Milk Department, an agent working on behalf of Coles managing their milk supply for their Coles’ Own Brand products. Sarah’s role focuses on implementing sustainability programs to support the Coles dairy farmer group in addition to supporting individual farm development.
Sarah is fiercely passionate about agriculture, people, capability development and leadership and wants to ensure people interested in agriculture have the networks, resources and opportunities to allow them to pursue a long and exciting career in the industry.