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Jessica Purbrick-Herbst

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Executive Officer

Jessica has held senior leadership roles in private and not-for-profit organisations across a broad range of agricultural, disability, social purpose start-ups, education and research sectors. Her work along the agribusiness value chain has enabled industry collaborations to deliver real-world practical outcomes.

Jessica brings to FPSC A-NZ skills in stakeholder engagement, marketing-communication- media, business development and investment, advocacy, policy, operations and governance. She has qualifications from New York University, Melbourne University and the University of New England.

Jessica is an expert advisor to the Victorian Rural Women’s Network, a start-up mentor and volunteers at FareShare. She was a founding director of Freshcare Limited, established Women in Horticulture, interviewed animal activists in New York, worked for Mother Teresa in Calcutta and delivered outreach to near-release prisoners at Dhurringile Prison.