Special Counsel — Federal Government
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Former Liberal Federal Member for Lindsay
Sky News Political Contributor
Registered Professional Member of the International Association for Public Participation
Fiona Scott is a political strategist with extensive experience is corporate marketing and developing effective media campaigns.
She currently provides political commentary Australian News Channel - Sky News Australia with weekly segments on both "Paul Murray Live" and “Speers" with respected Canberra senior journalist David Speers.
Fiona was formerly the Federal Member of Parliament representing the Western Sydney electorate of Lindsay. While in politics, Fiona was a member of the federal parliamentary committees including Economics, Public Works, Indigenous Affairs and Human Rights. She also held positions as the Secretary to the Coalition Policy Committee on Education, and was a member of the Coalition’s Policy Committee for Small Business and Tourism. While representing the Lindsay electorate, she was instrumental in negotiating the future deployment of the Western Sydney Airport at Badgerys Creek, the North South Rail Link and the Western Sydney City Deal, and the types of jobs it would bring to the region.
Prior to politics, she was a strategic marketing, branding and communications specialist working with ASX listed companies including Westfield, GPT, Auto One, Yates (a division of Orica) and Wattyl Paints. She held executive positions including NSW’s state representative on Auto One’s National Members Advisory Council.
She holds government, private sector and charity board positions, an MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management at the University of NSW (AGSM – UNSW) and a Bachelor of Business and Marketing from the University of Western Sydney (UWS).
Fiona is certified by the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) to practice stakeholder engagement and community relations. Fiona is a registered professional member of IAP2 and abides by its industry-driven codes-of-ethics.
Fiona is a managing partner of Castlereagh Advisory and provides senior counsel to PremierNational.