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Problem Solving Expert Professional Credential
Leading and Developing People Expert Professional Credential
Driving Strategic Results Expert Professional Credential
Critical Thinking Expert Professional Credential
Empowering Others Expert Professional Credential
Collaboration Expert Professional Credential
Digital Literacy Expert Professional Credential
Problem Solving Expert Professional Credential
Communication Expert Professional Credential
Adaptive Mindsets Expert Professional Credential



Master of Leadership; GCertLdshp (Deakin)

FacCertComn (Monash); BPRE (RMIT) CertGov&RiskMgt (GIA); G&MAICD

NMAS-accredited multi-disciplinary and Online Mediator 

Registered Lobbyist, former Member of Parliament in Victoria

An advocacy specialist and former Member of Parliament, Maree has earned a Master of Leadership in gender equality and specialises in workplace Gender Equality Action Plans and Audits. She has long-standing expertise in women's and others' workplace equity and access. Maree is an Accredited Multi-disciplinary and Online Mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation System (101-7346 -NMAS).  

A Member of Chief Executive Women (CEW), Maree has been an Ambassador for Carlton Football Club since 2013. A Member of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), and Women in Public Health, Maree is a professional member of the Mediation and Resolution Institutes, Women on Boards, Victorian Women's Trust and Gender Equity Victoria.

Maree is a strategic advisor, community activist, and Regs and Corporate Advisory Pty Ltd's founding and Managing Director, tertiary qualified in property, communications, and leadership. She serves on the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman (ASBFEO) Practitioner Panel. 

She specialises in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), with extensive experience in the Strata building and construction sector, specifically with lot owner, Body Corporate and Owners Corporations disputes in mixed use settings. 


RCA, with Maree as Managing Director, is approved on the Professional Advisory Services State Purchase Contract Panel (PAS SPC) and the Marketing Services Register (MSR) by the Department of Treasury and Finance in Victoria.

For 7 years, Maree Chaired the Victorian Minister for Planning's Building Advisory Council, comprising the peak bodies and regulators in the building and construction industry, the VBA, VMIA, CAV and Department of Planning.


Maree was a Member of the Victorian Building Authority Building Appeals Board (BAB) a specialist expert tribunal that makes decisions about matters relating to legislation, regulation and codes, along with practitioner registration.  

Clients include peak bodies in health, housing, aged care and community services, building and construction, large iconic charities and health services, the property development, pharmaceutical and health technologies sector. 

Maree's additional experience includes the Ministerial Roundtable Industry Skills Consultative Committee, the Critical Incident Protocol Working Group (DJCS), the Australian Building Codes Board (ABCB) Industry Leaders Consultative Group and Building Confidence Report Steering Committee, along with the Victorian Swimming Pool and Spa Safety Committee.


Maree was the youngest woman elected to the Parliament of Victoria, aged 28, and served two terms. She was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary for Health, Housing, Community Services and Aged Care, Member & Deputy Chair of the Joint All-Party Scrutiny of Acts and Regulations Committee, Chair of the Redundant Legislation and Regulation Review SARC Committees and other senior policy roles.

Maree’s extensive networks, knowledge, and experience have been developed and honed over 30 years in policy, advocacy, and commercial fields.  She is sought after to settle disputes.

She is renowned for her ability to scope, frame, and develop strategic industry policy and for her keen eye on the full spectrum of unforeseen challenges, unintended consequences, and impacts of regulatory and legislative change. She has held CEO and C-Suite roles across many commercial and industrial sectors, in-house, interim and in consulting capacities.

Maree is known for her diligence and persistence in delivering tangible outcomes. Bringing a genuine passion to her work, Maree creates impact by readily identifying emerging issues and creating innovative, sustainable policy and dispute resolution solutions.


Maree cares about the community as a whole, which she serves in many voluntary roles, and is committed to empowering organisations to enable them to thrive.

Maree is on the World Congress on Endometriosis Sydney 2025 organising committee, chairing the Patient Liaison Committee and serving on the sponsorship committee. Previously Chief Executive Officer and Chair of women's health charity Endometriosis Australia other service includes the  Board of Tradeswomen Australia, the Dandelion Wishes Foundation. Maree is an Inaugural Foundation member of Monash Children's Hospital. She was previously President of Wavlink disability service for 7 years, founded Angel Babies Foundation, and supports many organisations which provide a helping hand up to people in need.


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