Lachlan Heywood is executive editor of Daily Mail Australia, with more than 20 years of experience in newspaper and digital publishing. He is a former editor of Queensland’s The Courier-Mail and The Townsville Bulletin as well as a former deputy editor of The Sunday Mail.
As a young reporter, Lachlan spent several years at regional dailies and also worked as a political reporter for News Corp in the Canberra press gallery. During his tenure at The Courier Mail, Lachlan delivered rapid growth in digital subscribers and audience. Until recently, he was a member of the Queensland Premier’s Special Taskforce on Domestic and Family Violence. Lachlan joined Daily Mail Australia in late 2017.