Marielle Smith is an experienced board member and public policy adviser. Ms Smith is currently a member of the board of Australia's largest private operator of franchised public transport. She also works as a Senior Adviser on international public policy issues.
Ms Smith has extensive experience in Federal Government, having worked as a policy adviser to the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and the former Minister for Employment Participation and Childcare. She has held senior private sector management roles in business development and government relations, where she has worked extensively on procurement and tenders. Ms Smith has also volunteered her time working on policy issues in West Africa.
Ms Smith holds a First Class Honours degree from the Australian National University and a Master of Public Policy and Administration with Distinction from the London School of Economics.