Fiona Scott

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Fiona Scott
Member of the Australian Parliament
for Lindsay
In office
7 September 2013 – 2 July 2016
Preceded by David Bradbury
Succeeded by Emma Husar
Personal details
Born (1977-03-01) 1 March 1977 (age 40)
Penrith, New South Wales, Australia
Nationality  Australia
Political party Liberal Party of Australia
Spouse(s) Aaron Parnell
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 was a Liberal member of the Australian House of Representatives, representing the Division of Lindsay in New South Wales from the 2013 election until the 2016 election.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Scott was born in Sydney, and was educated at Kindalin Christian School and in her senior years at St Paul's Grammar School[3] before studying at the University of Western Sydney, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Business. She also holds a Master of Business Administration[4] from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM).

Career[edit]

Pre-political career[edit]

From 1997 to 1999, 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 re-branding 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 at the 2010 federal election receiving a 5.16-point swing towards her.[1] She contested the seat again at the 2013 federal election and won it with a two-party-preferred swing of 4.11%.[5] Scott suffered a 4.10% swing against her at the 2016 federal election and was defeated by Emma Husar.

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. ^ "Electorate: Lindsay". Federal Election 2016. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 2 July 2016. Retrieved 3 July 2016. 
  3. ^ "Fiona Scott MP Friends". Fiona Scott MP. Retrieved 2015-05-15. 
  4. ^ "Fiona Scott Candidate for Lindsay". Liberal Party of Australia. Retrieved 7 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "House of Representatives: NSW: Lindsay". Election 2013. Australian Electoral Commission. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2013. 

External links[edit]

Parliament of Australia
Preceded by
David Bradbury
Member for Lindsay
2013–2016
Succeeded by
Emma Husar