Fiona Scott

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Fiona Scott
MP
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Lindsay
Incumbent
Assumed office
7 September 2013
Preceded by David Bradbury
Personal details
Born (1977-03-01) 1 March 1977 (age 37)
Penrith, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality Australian
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Alma mater University of Western Sydney. University of New South Wales, Australian Graduate School of Management
Profession Marketing Consultant
Politician
Website www.fionascott.com.au

Fiona Meryl Scott (born 1 March 1977) is an Australian politician. She has been a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives, representing the Division of Lindsay in New South Wales, since September 2013.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Scott was born in Sydney, New South Wales and was educated at the University of Western Sydney, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Business. She also holds a Master of Business Administration [2] from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM).

Career[edit]

Pre-political career[edit]

In 1997 - 98 Scott worked in London for the International Maritime Satellite Organization INMARSAT. She later worked as a Marketing Manager for the Westfield group of companies, managing the post acquisition, development and rebranding of Westfield Penrith. She also successfully ran her own Marketing consultancy business working with both small, medium and large organisations.

Political career[edit]

Scott contested the seat of Lindsay for the first time. Her opponent, Labor MP David Bradbury defeated her in a 51-49 two party preferred vote, but this translated into a 5.16% swing to the Liberal Party.[1] She contested the seat again at the 2013 federal election and won the seat with a two-party preferred swing of 4.11% in her favour.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hills, Brendan; Cheng, Kevin (8 September 2013). "Fiona Scott takes Lindsay from assistant treasurer David Bradbury". Penrith Press. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Fiona Scott Candidate for Lindsay". Liberal Party of Australia. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "House of Representatives: NSW: Lindsay". Election 2013. Australian Electoral Commission. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
David Bradbury
Member for Lindsay
2013–present
Incumbent