Emma Greenhatch is a food and agribusiness industry specialist who has held senior roles in government, not-for-profit and private sectors, including project and program management, international trade, marketing and events.
Emma has a reputation for problem solving and action. She is a resourceful and organised professional with a particular skill for negotiating successful outcomes and managing large-scale, complex projects to deliver strategies for growth.
Some of Emma’s key achievements are:
- Created and delivered Food and Beverage Trade Week, Victoria’s largest inbound trade event that attracted 250 international buyers in 2014 and resulted in more than $50 million in new business for Victoria’s food industry
- Developed and managed a $3 million grants program for food and beverage businesses located in regional Victoria
- Led a Victorian Government food strategy that involved creating a new policy framework for Victoria’s food system and balancing the interests of seven government departments
- Worked with Victoria’s organic industry to create its first action plan and brought two opposing national industry groups together to back the plan
- Developed export markets for two new start-up businesses in the ornamental fish industry, one in Tasmania and one in Ireland.