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Our  People

Marion Macleod

– Director –

Core Management Solutions

Core Management Solutions works with other specialists in a collegiate model. 


Marion Macleod is the founding member of Core Management Solutions and she brings her experience and passion to meet her clients solutions.


Each of our associates has a passion for what they do and they bring that passion and their very special expertise to support our clients’ outcomes.


Marion has first-hand experience of aligning organisations and their divisions for success. She has on the ground experience of building and implementing strategic and operational capability as well as aligning these to competency and learning frameworks. She has experience across the range of Corporate, SME and NFP's.  She is an experienced governance leader and board director.


Marion has held various executive roles in telecommunications, in particular, in Telstra, and has extensive experience in local government, the health sector, education, the service sector, media, publishing and finance industries. Her expertise has been in executive management, strategy, governance, program and project management, change management, training and education.


For eight years Marion held executive roles in Telstra where she variously was in charge of; Strategic Planning and Finance; Marketing Operations; Market Research; & Project Management.


In her seven years in Television, Marion held a number of positions including directing News and Current Affairs. She has also run her own Business, been a Local Government Commissioner, been an elected councillor, and held a number of board positions.


Throughout her career, her passion has always been to achieve the best performance from herself and her staff. She has an enduring commitment to employee development and education.


Her services to Rotary have been recognised with a Royce Abbey award and a Paul Harris Fellowship award and she has been elected by her peers to be President of Melbourne Rotary for their Centennial year in 2020-21.


Marion holds; an MBA (Melbourne Business School); has a Graduate Diploma and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; has a Postgraduate Certificate in Finance, Postgraduate Degree in Media (AFTRS); a Bachelor of Science (Aberdeen), with a major in Psychology; and is a PRINCE 2 Practitioner in Project Management .


She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and provides facilitation for their Company Directors Course.  She is a graduate of Leadership Victoria where she is a Williamson Fellow and is certified to provide SLTDI assessments and Corporate Alignment Mapping and is a past member of the Market Research Institute and AHRI.


She brings her experience and passion to support Core Management Solutions’ clients in all their endeavours.

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