Maria Scott is the head of Corporate & Public Affairs at PAYCE, a major property development and investment company. Her appointment in July 2016 follows 16 years in her own business. She brings more than 25 years of experience to the role having worked in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors across a range of senior positions. Maria has always been attracted to challenging roles that require the fine balance of delivering good value while operating commercially.
Her expertise in marketing, internal communications, media relations, corporate social responsibility, community relations, government dealings and stakeholder management provides her with a sound foundation for increasing business performance and growth. Maria is a current board member at Adele House, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility with locations in Sydney and Coffs Harbour. She also held positions with Rotary International, both local and regional, and the Property Industry Foundation, caring for Kids at Risk.