Marianne is a psychologist specialising in leadership coaching and organisational development. She understands that leadership is challenging – and also that the times when we feel the most uncertain can be the best opportunities for learning and growth. As a coach, Marianne aims to support and empower her clients to lean into ambiguity and to thrive in the face of change. With a commitment to building insight and enhancing strengths, Marianne believes that coaching can also enhance self awareness, impact and wisdom. Recognising the vital influence of leaders on organisational culture and climate, Marianne sees the potential of collective leadership to ripple through and beyond organisational boundaries. She is passionate about working with leadership teams to help realise their potential and effectiveness.
Marianne has held leadership roles in the public and not-for-profit sectors which included extensive work in the design and delivery of large scale leadership programs, project management and organisational change initiatives. She has also worked in disability services, tertiary education and workplace counselling, and more recently has shifted to consulting roles. Although based in Australia, she has also enjoyed time studying and working in the United States.
Marianne is registered as a psychologist in Australia and has also completed a post graduate certificate in Leadership Coaching at The George Washington University. With a passion for coaching, she has continued studying in this area and is in process to complete her Growth Edge Coaching Certification. She also serves on the Australian Psychological Society’s Coaching Interest Group Committee. She is certified in Hogan assessments, the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and The Leadership Circle 360, Culture assessment and The Leadership System.
In her free time Marianne also enjoys hiking, travelling and spending time with family and friends. She lives with her husband and sons in Adelaide, Australia.