Rowan has a legal and compliance background and has been a key adviser to the agriculture sector and the egg industry in recent years. Prior to commencing with Australian Eggs, Rowan was a commercial disputes partner at global law firm, Baker & McKenzie, and held senior positions at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
Through a focus on the agriculture sector in legal practice, Rowan has advised peak state and national farming associations and key stakeholders in the egg, chicken meat, cattle, dairy, bulk grain and agricultural chemical industries. Rowan’s involvement in the egg industry includes assisting the industry in its response to the free range egg labelling standard consultation process and working with egg industry representative bodies on the formalisation of Egg Farmers of Australia. Through this work, Rowan has been recognised for his strategic capability and his ability to effectively engage with key industry stakeholders.
Rowan holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Masters of Commerce from the University of Sydney.