Maree Shepherd

B.A., (N.S.W.) Dip. A. Psychotherapy

Maree Shepherd graduated from the University of N.S.W. in 1980 with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Political Science and Australian History. From 1980 - 1990 she worked as a political research officer for both State and Federal members of parliament.

As a political research officer she was responsible for both researching and writing political speeches and advising on the presentation of this material and political strategy generally. Since the inception of Shepherd & Shepherd, she has brought her skills to the private sector where she has been involved in the development of management training programs and consulting projects. From 1993 to 1995 she completed a diploma in psychotherapy and counselling to augment the learning programs offered by Shepherd & Shepherd, especially in the areas of personal communication and relationship management.

Maree has also assumed responsibility for the business management of Shepherd & Shepherd including client liaison and information technology and provides mentoring services to groups such as the Sutherland Shire Business Enterprise Centre. She was recently a member of Kiama Council’s National Broadband Advisory Committee.