Marion is an experienced engagement practitioner, strategist and communicator. A former teacher and accomplished project manager, she is highly innovative and politically savvy and is widely regarded for her ability to create positive project outcomes and strong stakeholder relationships.
Marion has worked in diverse communities in Australia and internationally. She has extensive experience in community engagement, education programs, community development, biosecurity and disaster management communication.
Prior to joining Engagement Plus, Marion worked in a number of roles in state and local governments including Community Engagement Program Leader at Logan City Council. Most recently, Marion was a Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Manager at Aurecon where she led communication and stakeholder engagement for a variety of projects.
Marion has lectured in stakeholder engagement at Queensland University of Technology and is and a Global Fellowship Councillor for the Royal Society of Arts.
Master of Education – University of Southern Queensland; Bachelor of Arts (Majors: Psychology and Russian) University of Queensland; Graduate Diploma of Education – Queensland University of Technology; IAP2 Certificate of Public Participation, International Association of Public Participation; Certificate IV Workplace Assessment & Training, Queensland TAFE.
Member, IAP2; Member, The Research Society; Fellow, RSA