Margot started her career in South Africa as a Laboratory Scientist where she worked in a leading Paediatric Hospital before moving into research.
After immigrating to Australia in 1986 Margot spent 14 years in various roles in the multinational diagnostic companies Bayer and Abbott before moving to Fresenius Medical Care in 2003.
As the Vice President and Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand for Fresenius Medical Care, Margot grew the business substantially to be both the leading supplier of dialysis products to third party providers as well as the largest private provider of dialysis clinics for both public and privately-insured patients. She was also responsible for the strategic acquisition of the Cura Day Hospital Group which is the largest provider of private Day Hospital facilities in Australia. During her time at Fresenius, Margot developed an in-depth knowledge of both the public and private health systems in Australia and New Zealand.
With a key focus on strategic growth and strong leadership, Margot has further developed her skills in these areas through postgraduate studies at INSEAD, Harvard and IMD Business schools. Margot is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Directors
As well as her involvement with the neuroCare Group, Margot currently serves on the advisory board of Hardygroup, executive recruitment and leadership development specialists working in the area of public health.
Margot has been volunteering at the Wayside Chapel in Sydney for over 20 years and is married with two children and two grandchildren.