Articles and Whitepapers:

Transforming Higher Education through Coaching
Newport, M., Grage-Perry, N. & Allen, L., Right Quarterly - First Quarter, 2014

And now a Word for our Mentors…
Newport, M., Lawyers Weekly, pp,22-23, 13 April, 2012

Coaching Whitepaper
Newport, M. & Eder, G., Right Management, 2012

Diversity Whitepaper
Piyasena, N., Sleap, M., Newport, M., Right Management, 2012

3 Elements for Effective Recruiting: Preparation – Selection – On boarding
Howatt, B. and Newport, M., Howatt HR Consulting Talent Management Series, 2008


Maria help me to work through a number of strategic career decisions, and was always a great sounding board, helping me to consider all angles and encouraging new ideas and directions, in a safe environment.

SVP, International Bank   

Maria is a woman of great integrity, dedication and enthusiasm when coaching her clients. Maria facilitates a journey of self discovery and consolidation of life skills that can be taken anywhere throughout the course of one's professional life.

Physician, Major Hospital

Maria's coaching helped me gain the confidence to obtain a new great role. This was due to her skill and knowledge, her wonderful warm approach and her ability to listen to me and work out the best way to help me.

Senior Counsel, Investment Bank


(Maria) is a true professional and makes for a real business partner. She is hard working, knows her area well and got a great human touch to boot.

CHRO, Global Strategy Management Consultancy

Maria was my mentor as part of a professional development program provided to me by my company…As a result of my mentoring with Maria I am far more self aware and I believe this has had a positive impact on my work and personal life.

Manager Audit & Risk, Major Airline   


Maria is a "class act" professional, who is relevantly inquisitive, creatively intelligent, focused and passionate about accomplishing the required outcome, and operates always with high accountability and complete integrity.

Partner, Global Executive Search Firm