Marina is an experienced legal and compliance professional with extensive private and senior in-house practice experience, her employers and clients have included Philips Electronics and Healthcare (ANZ), Lafarge Holcim, CSC (now DXC Technology), Luxottica, Ernst & Young, and BlueScope Steel, as well as private companies and government.
She is currently contracting as Senior Legal Counsel at Steinhoff Asia Pacific where she is responsible for legal and compliance issues across the corporate group, including data protection, privacy, AML/KYC/KYTP, sustainability, franchising, cross border financing, IT contracts and dispute resolution.
She is passionate about technology, its development and application, especially the areas of intellectual property, big data analytics, block chain, quantum computing and the human genome.
Marina is admitted as a solicitor in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom and is also a Certified Practising Project Manager, registered trade marks attorney and notary public. In the broader community, she is a member of the University of Wollongong Faculty of Business Advisory Board, a committee member of the NSW Society for Computers and the Law and co-founder of InspireArt.Foundation – a community based initiative that donates art to brighten up hospitals.