Finalist: Outstanding emerging leader
AT 33, Catherine Marriott has already made a significant contribution to global agribusiness, from hands-on farm work to technical consulting in Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, facilitation and lobbying at all levels of government.
In 2012 she was named Western Australia’s RIRDC Rural Woman of the Year and the national runner-up.
Based in Binningup, WA, she is the founder of Influential Women, a group established with the goal of creating strong, resilient and sustainable rural communities.
As an advocate for the future of Australian farming, Catherine consults to the Australian government and regulatory bodies on key policy issues facing the industry.
She also travels Australia and New Zealand holding workshops to build confidence in women who share her passion and interest in the future success of rural communities.
Catherine is an accomplished corporate speaker, brand ambassador and spokesperson.
She speaks on critical issues including the future of agriculture, effective communication and engagement within and externally of our industry and leadership.