Maria Howson Human Resources MANAGER

BCom (Accounting & Economics), CA

Maria joined LBW in 2015.  A qualified chartered accountant, she has over 20 years experience in accounting and HR and has held a number of senior HR positions in Australia and the UK.

Throughout her career, Maria has led organisational development initiatives such as leadership, talent, learning and employee engagement programs and also major change and transformation initiatives across a number of financial services and professional services industries.

Maria is passionate about people, and helping them harness their strengths to reach their full potential.  Her areas of expertise include talent management, restructuring and organisational design, together with change and transformation.

Maria was a Give Where You Live review panellist in 2016 and in 2015, Maria was a mentor with the Australian Business and Community Network’s ‘Growing Opportunities And Learning Skills (GOALS) mentoring partnership.

When she’s not in the office, Maria loves spending time with her husband and daughter at the beach or cooking fabulous food for friends and family.