Molly Harriss Olson
Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand
Molly Harriss Olson is the CEO of Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand. She served nearly six years on the Board of Fairtrade International and as Chair for the final two. Recognised for her leadership on sustainable business and development for more than three decades, Ms Olson has convened, led and been a member of numerous boards, business leadership and sustainability initiatives, including The World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders of Tomorrow.
She is a Director on the International Board of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). In 2014, she won The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Award. Ms Olson also worked at the White House as the founding Executive Director of the President’s Council on Sustainable Development, appointed by President Clinton in 1993.