MARGARET UNDERSTANDS WHAT IT TAKES TO DEVELOP STRATEGIC POLICY OPTIONS AND DELIVER EFFECTIVE PROGRAM OUTCOMES FOR GOVERNMENT.  SHE ALSO BRIDGES THE GAP BETWEEN COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS AND GOVERNMENT, WORKING WITH THE NOT-FOR-PROFIT SECTOR AND COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS TO PLAN, DELIVER AND EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THEIR ORGANISATION, AND THE PROVISION OF SERVICES TO CLIENTS AND CUSTOMERS, OFTEN RELYING ON GOVERNMENT FUNDING.

Margaret brings 30 years’ experience to Noetic having held senior public sector roles developing, managing and reviewing a range of government policies and programs.  Margaret has a strong background in human resources, strategic planning, and organisation design and change.  She brings over a decade of experience working with community organisations and not-for-profit groups, to plan, deliver and evaluate their organisational structure, effectiveness and service provision.

Clients benefit from her particular skills in identifying and resolving the key organisational and people issues that can arise and become obstacles to achieving desired outcomes or implementing change.

Margaret’s strategic capabilities have been proven in leading significant organisational change processes, including organisational downsizing, merging and restructuring, program redesign, and changes of policy direction. She delivers results, and is capable of managing complex relationship issues, often in very challenging environments such as those involving Indigenous community development, social policy and programs, community based organisations, the not-for-profit sector and working with communities following major disasters.

Noetic’s reputation attracted Margaret to join the team.  The Group’s experience delivering results for and with their clients was a drawcard for her.  “Noetic’s focus on outcomes, innovation and excellence strongly align with my own approach, and are what clients look for and value.”

Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Graduate: Institute of Company Directors, Doctor of Philosophy
Board appointments: Conflict Resolution Service (ACT) (Current Secretary and Past Chair)
Strengths/qualities: Communication, relationship management, strategic thinking, policy and program development, review and evaluation