Emma leads all aspects of the company strategy, investor relations and stakeholder engagement. Emma believes that a talented team drawing on diverse backgrounds but united by a passion for the problem, and a genuine admiration for our customers is at the core of building great products and creating a valuable and joyful customer experience.
Originally a city girl and now a proud farmer, Emma believes that her background as a lawyer, grain supply chain executive, agribusiness entrepreneur, mother of four and her restless curiosity gives her a unique approach to solving for end-to-end supply chain transformation. Coupled with a genuine love of ‘the bush’, Emma’s approach is to think big but bring focus and method to her leadership at AgriDigital.
A sought after speaker on agtech, fintech, women in tech and blockchain, Emma holds an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, a LLB (Hons) from the University of Melbourne, and a BA from the University of Melbourne. Emma is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and in 2018 Emma was appointed a Fellow of the Australian Digital Commerce Association.
Emma is a director of the Australian Government backed Digital Skills Organisation Ltd, a member of the National Farmers’ Federation Farm Data Code Working Group and Grain Trade Australia’s IT Advisory Committee, as well as a director of blockchain start-up Geora Ltd. Emma is an active tech community member and is passionate about building a more inclusive tech and startup ecosystem.
Named one of Australia’s Top 25 Fintech Influencers in 2017, Emma was awarded Female Fintech Leader of the Year and Emerging Fintech Leader of the Year for 2017 by FinTech Australia as well as Female Fintech Leader of the Year at the 2017 Australian Fintech Awards and won the Eastern Region ‘Disruptor’ category in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 Awards.
Emma takes as both a personal and a team value, Be Courageous, and she is not afraid to speak up and values others doing the same. She is motivated personally and through AgriDigital to ensure global rural communities are sustainable, that agriculture is a valued career choice and to build connections between consumers and their food.
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