Ms Aggie Maisano
Ms Agatha (Aggie) Maisano arrived in Australia from Italy at the age of 6 and started her education at the local primary school within weeks; without any English language skills. Ms Maisano was given the award of Dux, achieving her highest score for English in the Higher School Certificate. Ms Maisano went on to proudly be the first in her family to attend university.
At Monash University, Ms Maisano obtained a Bachelors’ degree in Economics and Law and later a Masters of Law. Distinctly true of Ms Maisano is her passion for continuous learning. She recently graduated from of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and was honoured to be awarded a Scholarship by Monash University as a Participant of the Vincent Fairfax Fellowship at the Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership.
Ms Maisano has been an Australian partner in a global consultancy and has held regional and global risk and governance roles. A key professional accomplishment was to establish a rigorous risk and governance framework across the Asia Pacific, navigating different ethical, cultural, legal, political and economic issues to support firms at diverse points in their development. Ms Maisano has enjoyed considerable success in resolving a large number of significant regulatory disputes outside of the court processes.
Ms Maisano presently leads the Business Risk Team - Legal at PwC Australia, where she is known for her ability to innovate and support business strategy. She is an acknowledged leader in risk and governance and serves on two committees of the Law Society of New South Wales.
Ms Maisano is a most passionate supporter of the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra and is delighted to serve as a director of the Brandenburg Foundation. She is deeply committed to sharing the unique gift that is the Brandenburg Orchestra that we are privileged to have in Australia; and her goal is to ensure it is a lasting treasure.
Ms Maisano is still developing her skills as an amateur photographer! Photography has given her a new perspective and takes her into an imaginative and creative channel vastly different from her professional life; but equally rewarding.