Margaret has held various senior roles including as Director of the NSW Office of Ageing. Her career has been primarily in the health and social sectors, building on her science background in terms of health promotion, advocacy and policy development.
Margaret has extensive experience in government and political processes, and strategic policy development and implementation. She can point to a number of instances where her advocacy changed policy.
Additional attributes she brings to the Board include extensive management skills, and excellent networks and networking skills. She recently supported her mother to live alone in her own home until the end of her life.
Margaret has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ diploma program.
Hon Tanya Davies MP
NSW Minister for Ageing
As the NSW Minister for Ageing, Tanya is focused on addressing the challenges and opportunities that occur with an ageing population. She is passionate about tackling ageism and ensuring people in NSW experience the benefits of living longer, while having the opportunity to participate in and contribute to their communities. The ongoing implementation of the state’s first Ageing Strategy, delivered by the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government, is a top priority and involves a whole-of-government effort to help people not only live longer lives, but better lives. Prior to being sworn in as NSW Minister for Ageing, Mental Health and Women, Tanya was Parliamentary Secretary for Youth Affairs and Homelessness, and has been the local member for Mulgoa since 2011.