With an impressive work portfolio, Maria leads key organisational development and performance projects such design, validation and implementation of organisational frameworks, improvement and innovation methodologies, operational effectiveness measurement. She has some great examples of how these initiatives have aligned with wider organisational goals and yielded positive feedback and significant return on investment. This includes an HR Institute of New Zealand Organisational Change and Development Award and two Good Practice Awards with the Association of Tertiary Education Management (ATEM) for Excellence in People and Culture.