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Olivia Lawson

Olivia Lawson

Stud Beef Producer | 2020 Coles The Weekly Times Beef Farmer of the Year

The Weekly Times Panel | The Future of Farming 

A strong advocate for a sustainable future in agriculture, for the past two decades Olivia has partnered in a seed stock cattle business based in central Victoria. Their focus is on agro ecology, holistic grazing systems and sustainable land management, while producing efficient, highly productive genetics for beef producer clients across Australia.

About Olivia:

Olivia grew up in South Gippsland Victoria and completed a degree in Agricultural Science before working in the wool export sector. In recent years Olivia has served as a non-executive Director on various national and global cattle Boards, advisory policy roles in environment, sustainability, and animal welfare, and Chaired in governance, finance, audit, and risk. Olivia has participated in various carbon and climate in agriculture programs and contributed advice on policy development in agricultural sustainability from a producer perspective.

Olivia currently serves on the Board of Directors for Soils for Life, and is a Board member of the North Central Catchment Management Authority.