Maria is a community engagement professional with over 15 years’ experience in leading stakeholder relations for a variety of highly political and challenging local government projects.   

She has worked across transport infrastructure projects, strategic land planning, place making initiatives and economic development programs.  

At the City of Sydney since 2010, Maria has the privilege of working on the City’s Cycling network, the Green Square Urban Renewal program and more recently Sydney’s Late Night trading planning controls.   

Maria is highly skilled at navigating difficult political landscapes, whilst still remaining passionate about people throughout all her work.  She is a process nerd and loves working in the public sector.  


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