Molly Harriss Olson

Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand

As the CEO of Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand, Molly Harriss Olson leads a dynamic team strengthening Fairtrade supply chains, growing revenue and bolstering environmental and economic sustainability practices throughout the Asia Pacific region.

Recognised for her three decades of leadership in sustainable development, Molly has convened, driven and contributed to numerous boards, business leadership and sustainability initiatives.Shespeaks widely to senior business, government and civic leadership groups, sharing her expertise in sustainability, economic redesign, green building innovation, fair trade and development issues.

Among Molly’s achievements, she delivered the opening plenary of the World Economic Forum’s 2000 meeting in Davos, chaired Swedish King Carl Gustaf’s Business Leadership and the Environment Symposium in 1996, and was named one of the Australian Financial Review’s “100 Women of Influence” in 2014.

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