People & Culture and Remuneration & Nomination Committee
Bachelor of Economics, University of Tasmania
Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors
Fellow, Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees
Maria has 30 years of experience in business, finance, and governance, having held leadership positions in investment management and superannuation, with a deep understanding of the profit-for-members superannuation sector.
Maria is a Director of Victorian Funds Management Corporation, Dexus Wholesale Property Fund, Deputy Chair of Infrastructure Victoria, Member of the global Board of Governors of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute, and Member of the State Investment Advisory Board (Queensland). She is also the Independent Chair of the QIC State Investments Committee. She has extensive experience as Chair of Business forums and governance of superannuation funds. Maria was formerly Chair and Country Head of the Australian business of Franklin Templeton, a globally listed investment manager.
Maria holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Tasmania and is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder.