A values-led, outcome-driven, and systems-focussed leader and manager specialising in organisational best practice and reform with nearly 20 years’ leadership experience in the government, private enterprise and tertiary education sectors.

The results of Marni’s extraordinary capacity for stewardship speak for themselves. The organisational units she has led and managed have become models to which others aspire. Marni was presented with the Award for Excellence in Leadership at The University of Queensland (UQ) in 2019 and accepted into the Program for Leadership Development at Harvard Business School, which she completed in 2020.

Marni is the Faculty Executive Manager (FEM) with the Faculty of Medicine. This position has leadership responsibility for faculty operations and provides oversight and management of professional staff across the Faculty. The FEM provides strategic management advice and support to the Executive Dean, Heads of Schools, and Centre Directors by identifying, developing and implementing initiatives to promote the Faculty's continuing growth. The role acts as the primary link between the Faculty and UQ's Central Administration, as well as ensuring the development of effective working relations with other Faculties and key external stakeholders.