Rowena Petrie
Director of Royston Petrie Seeds Pty Ltd
Vice president of the Australian Seed Federation
Councillor of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

Rowena Petrie is currently Vice President of the Australian Seed Federation, the peak industry body for the Australian seed industry at the local, state, national and international level.  She is also a councillor of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW, and is also a director at Royston Petrie Seeds Pty Ltd, a family owned seed business established in 1976 which grows, harvests and supplies clean, traceable, reliable seeds to customers throughout Australia and Internationally.
As a leading expert in the seed industry, Rowena Petrie is passionate about sharing her knowledge and engaging with the community on all issues associated with, horticulture, agriculture, sustainability and in particular educating and supporting the next generation of growers.

Rowena Petrie supports the Be SEEDsational campaign and believes that children, and their education, play a vital role in shaping our future.



Distinguished Academic
BA Hons and PhD from University of New South Wales, Graduate Diploma of Management from Central Queensland University, Master of Commercial Law from Deakin University.

Professor Elizabeth More is currently the Chief Academic Officer ST Study Group  Australia. She is a former Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Macquarie and Canberra universities, a former member of the Boards of the National Institute of Dramatic Art, and the Sydney Dance Company, and a former Councillor for the Australia Institute of Company Directors NSW.  She is currently Chair of the Board of Flourish Australia.
As a distinguished academic and a former classical ballet dancer in theatre and television, she has a wealth of experience across many areas including the education and entertainment sectors. Her passions extend to include animal welfare, arts and culture, education, the environment and human rights.
To learn more about Professor More, visit her 'Achievements' page.
Professor Elizabeth More supports YTG and believes that the work undertaken by the organisation is helping to develop a better future for all, aligning with many of her own causes. She also acknowledges the role that children play in shaping the future, and the importance of ensuring high quality education for children in their academic and extra-curricular areas.
Professor More supports the message contained within the 'Seasonal Warriors:  Discover the Magic' graphic novel and within the wider 'Be SEEDsational' campaign.



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