Victoria was elected as a Director of Hort Innovation in November 2020. She has more than 20 years’ experience in agricultural policy, governance and communications.
Victoria is an experienced Board member, being the current Chair of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology at the Australian National University (a partnership with CSIRO); Deputy Chair of the Rice Marketing Board for the State of NSW; and an Independent Director of Australian Dairy Farmers. Previously she was Executive Officer of the National Horticulture Research Network.
Victoria runs her own business, Flourish Communications, providing strategic policy and communications advice to plant industry and government clients. She is also a start-up mentor with the Canberra Innovation Network.
Victoria holds a Graduate Certificate in Water Policy and Governance from Charles Sturt University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.