Marie O’Brien has an exceptional career as a highly experienced and skilled organisational change consultant, facilitator and strategist. With over twenty years experience in facilitation-based organisational effectiveness programs in both the private and public sector, Marie can be considered a true leader in her field.
Her career began in Federal Law Enforcement where her skills and knowledge led her into policy and process design, risk management and the creation and facilitation of high level values-based organisational effectiveness programs. She was instrumental in the initiation of the Corruption Prevention Network establishing this industry body at a time of great need in both the public and private sector.
Some of the organisations Marie has worked with include multinational pharmaceuticals, high-profile telecommunications companies, blue-chip financial organisations and small- to medium-sized enterprises in Australia and New Zealand. As General Manager Australia for Mariner7 (a Carter Holt Harvey Company), Marie’s passion for assisting organisations to reach high performance was realised. It was here that she implemented best practice online performance management practices and processes to support transparent, high-performing cultures within client organisations.
Marie is currently a committee member of the AGCCKC (Australian Government Consultative Committee on Knowledge Capital) and the Chair of the NSW Knowledge Management Forum.
With an outstanding track record in business, Marie continues to consult to a broad client base in organisational change and knowledge management, facilitate at Xplore and to pursue her quest for learning and creating via her hobbies in architectural design.
A varied and interesting life and career with exceptional business and life experience make Marie a highly valued member of the Xplore team.