Mary has 20+ years of proven experience as a stakeholder engagement management strategist (includes issues/crisis management). She’s worked in local, state-wide, and national roles for major multi-million and billion-dollar projects such as the NBN, Level Crossings Removal Authority, and Dept. Of Transport and Main Roads.
Passionate about infrastructure, telecommunications, and new technologies, her mission is to ensure important projects and ideas do not get stalled or derailed by teaching others how to communicate with influence so that they can get action and buy-in from decision-makers and influencers. She also has 10 years’ experience in business development and recruitment.
Mary has been a Board Director with the International Association of Business Communicators (in VIC and QLD) and has all necessary tertiary and industry certifications under her belt. She also mentors students, preparing and arming them for the future of work and business.
Areas of Expertise:
- Strategic stakeholder engagement
- Business development
- Advisory & Facilitator (online / face-to-face)