Madeleine Ogilvie is your local MP.
Madeleine Ogilvie comes to the Tasmanian parliament with experience in law, technology and communications and as a community and social justice advocate.
Stick with Maddy.
With qualifications in arts, law and business, Madeleine has worked as an intellectual property and commercialisation lawyer with Allens law firm and the CSIRO, worked at UNESCO in Paris, and in Indonesia supported the design and rollout of a major telecommunications network. In the year 2000, Madeleine witnessed the growth and boom of internet technology while working in Silicon Valley with Ernst and Young, where she was able to use her specialist technology law experiences on IT systems, projects and idea commercialisation. Returning to Australia, Madeleine was approached by Australia’s largest telecommunications company where she acted as lead negotiator for major deals, including the whole of government and whole of business sales valued from $10million to $1billion in revenue. Trained as a Six Sigma Black Belt, Madeleine has skills in productivity, process re-engineering and improvement, and project management.
Maddy gets it
Moving back to Tasmania with her husband and three children, Madeleine established her own small business as a practising barrister and solicitor. Madeleine has also played a critical role in refugee and human right advocacy, social justice reform, environmental conservation, the establishment of key art programs across Tasmania including GASP! Madeleine volunteers as the first female President of the Southern Football League and launched our first community-based women's football competition.
Working hard for you
With a legal background, Madeleine has drafted and introduced a number of law reform Bills into Parliament. She has worked tirelessly to stand up for the people of Denison. Madeleine works hard for Tasmania and recognises that equality, employment opportunities, better healthcare, clean oceans, refugees and great schools are things that matter.