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Sam Brown CEO

Mr Sam Brown BAgrSc GAICD
Chief Executive Officer

Born and raised on a mixed farming operation in the Riverina of New South Wales, Sam has a deep appreciation of the issues and challenges faced by the agricultural sector.

Sam graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science. He worked for six years across a range of divisions and regulatory authorities within the now Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, where he gained exposure to both federal and state legislative development and policy issues across a range of controversial issues including; single desk reform, equine influenza and industry structural adjustment programs.

As CEO of LiveCorp for nine years, Sam led the delivery of research, development, and extension services, as well as raised the international profile of Australia’s livestock export industry. During his time at LiveCorp, he successfully engaged, developed and managed a network of domestic and international commercial and diplomatic relationships.

He has extensive experience in strategy development, research and project design, corporate affairs, crisis management and stakeholder extension and adoption planning.