Leanne Heywood has been awarded as the NSW Business Woman of the Year.
The business leader has gained her skills through an international career in the mining, rural, government and not-for-profit sectors.
She has been described as an inspirational leader and colleague.
Currently living on a property in Peak Hill, Leanne grew up in Narromine.
She commutes on a regular basis to Sydney where she works with Orocobre, a lithium miner with operations in Argentina, as well as the Australian Meat Processor Corporation and is a member of the NSW Council for Women’s Economic Opportunity.
Leanne said she takes pride in what she has achieved, but said "it's not without a lot of great support."
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