Marie has been working at the Perfect Wave since 2011, originally as a sales experience specialist. Marie now works full time on our non-profit organisation – A Perfect Foundation. Marie sources funding and works in collaboration with other non-profit organisations on partnerships. After years of travelling the world and discovering extremely poor communities, A Perfect Foundation was formed with a desire to giving back to impoverished, remote communities and making a sustainable difference. Marie has extensive background experience as an Executive Assistant working with global brands like Guinness, Lend Lease and CTC Productions working on top rating shows like Burkes Backyard and Backyard Blitz.
Local beach: Long Reef
Favourite Weekend Getaway: Anywhere
Countries travelled: Europe, Botswana, Canada, Egypt, Fiji, Gaza Strip, Indonesia, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, New Zealand (birthplace),Samoa, Singapore, South Africa, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, United Kingdom (lived there), USA, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Favourite travel destination: Maldives – absolutely paradise!!
Favourite Day Trip/Activity you’ve ever done on Holidays: Bungy jumping 216m from world’s highest bungy bridge with 9 second free-fall!! Bloukrans Bridge South Africa! Also walking with the Lions in Mauritius and seeing the Komodo Dragons in Flores!!
Next bucket list trip: Nihiwatu Resort, Sumba.