CEO

Tom Dawkins

Tom Dawkins was appointed CEO of the NTLEA in April 2021, having worked nationally in senior rural advocacy roles over the past decade with the Australian Livestock Exporters’ Council, the Cattle Council of Australia and Australian Pork Ltd.

Prior to his livestock industry advocacy roles, Mr Dawkins worked in rural media as a newspaper editor in SA and Victoria and is an award-winning journalist and author.

His long-held interest in sustainable global food systems is reflected in the degrees in environmental management and international policy he obtained from the University of Adelaide in 2006.

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NTLEA CEO Tom Dawkins at Darwin Port
NTLEA CEO Tom Dawkins at Darwin Port