Marianne brings extensive executive and board experience in the Banking and Financial Services sector across complex, highly regulated industries, large institutions, entrepreneurial businesses and fintech start-ups across Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Her career has included senior executive roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and prior to CBA. She was appointed CEO of Count Financial Limited in 2006 – making her youngest female CEO of an ASX listed Company. Marianne is currently a Special Advisor for KPMG Australia, focused on Banking, Wealth Management and Digital Strategy.
Alongside her executive career, Marianne has also served as a director on a number of Boards, including subsidiaries of CBA, Trustee Boards, and as a Committee Member for not-for-profit organisations and industry associations.
In 2017, the Financial Services Council awarded Marianne the Industry Contribution Award for her two decades of work in the financial Services industry. Her industry contributions were also recognised as a finalist for the FINSIA Pinnacle Award for the Most Outstanding Woman in Financial Services and for Money Management’s Female of the Year.
Marianne holds a Bachelor of Economics with a Business Law major from Macquarie University and a Masters of Business Administration from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management. She is currently studying Coaching Psychology at The University of Sydney and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of Chief Executive Women.
Non-Executive Director and Audit and Risk Management Committee Chair – RAM Essential Services Property Fund ( ASX : REP)
Non-Executive Director – Alpha Vista Financial Services Limited
Non-Executive Director – Orygen Youth Mental Health Foundation