Maryanne has significant experience as a senior manager within the Victorian public sector and over the past 20 years she has worked in the fields of community engagement, organisational development, education and training, agricultural extension, bushfire management and secondary school teaching.

She understands the dynamics of working in complex, ambiguous policy environments where the need for collaboration and partnerships is increasing to meet the challenges of the future. She brings a strong strategic, operational and practical focus to her work.



  • Masters of Education – Monash University
  • Diploma of Business – VECCI
  • Diploma of Education – University of Adelaide
  • Bachelor of Arts – Flinders University of South Australia
  • Certificate IV in Business and Personal Coaching – FIRE UP Coaching®
  • Diploma of Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring – FIRE UP Coaching®
  • Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment – TAFE Western


  • Accredited Certified Coach (ACC) – International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) – Certified Trainer
  • Neethling Brain Instrument (NBI) – Certified Trainer
  • Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming – Erickson International
  • ‘Standing in Contribution’ Trainers’ Training – Erickson International NLP College
  • Professional Certificate of Adolescent Counselling – Monash University

Selection of organisations worked with

  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)
  • Queensland Health
  • Local Government
  • Ryebuck Media

Areas of expertise
Maryanne’s strength as a facilitator is her flexibility and ability to adapt to unexpected and emergent issues. Her knowledge of the government sector and experience as a senior manager ensure that the facilitation process remains strategic and outcome oriented.

Maryanne is an expert in the areas of:

  • Coaching for Community Engagement
  • Educational Coaching
  • Executive Coaching
  • Business Coaching
  • Life Coaching