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Fiona Cumming
Analyst, Writer Consultant

After reaching the top echelons in her career in public health as a scientist, lecturer and trusted advisor, Fiona transitioned to the fields of agriculture and natural resource management with a passion for stewardship of the environment at the Board and personal levels. Now a private producer on three properties in the Surf Coast Shire, I am deeply involved in various groups and organisations that care for our lands and waters.

In the last 12 years of her professional career, Fiona was a senior executive in the government health regulatory sector, undertaking high-level public health responsibilities. Fiona is notably recognised for her ability to engage with people and negotiate complex matters through the full range of government, consumer, industry, professional, scientific and other stakeholder groups at the national, Trans-Tasman and international levels. Regularly participating in Senate and Budget Estimates, spokesperson for the media and featured in numerous high profile media communications. Fiona has represented the government in various legal and court circumstances, including coronial inquests.

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