Maria is the Managing Director at Bespoke Lifestyles. An expert in business systems, industrial relations and human resources, Maria is passionate about keeping processes straightforward and effortless so families and individuals can concentrate on building and maintaining a good life.
Originally from the UK, Maria built her career beginning with ‘Financial Training’ in London, and went onto many major corporations such as Brown and Root and GAC Shipping. Her broad experience meant she has developed her ability to implement and evaluate systems, ensuring the best possible experience for users, management and clients.
In 1991 she emigrated to Australia with her husband and two young sons, wanting a better life for her family.
Maria brings almost two decades of experience in the Australian not for profit sector, having previously held business management positions at an independent school and at Mamre Association Inc. Maria is a founding member and Director of Bespoke Lifestyles, having been with us since 2010. She operated as the business management consultant, before being appointed Managing Director in 2015. She is a devoted advocate of self-direction, and works hard for the rights of families and individuals to have choice, control and the flexibility to hire their own workers.