Marita is an experienced evaluator and qualitative researcher with over ten years’ experience working in public policy, including in the areas of health, disability, justice and domestic violence. Marita is a qualified lawyer with experience in the international, government and not-for-profit sectors.  

Since joining Urbis over three years’ ago, Marita has managed a range of process and outcome evaluations across diverse subject areas including infrastructure, health, justice and social policy. She is highly experienced in analysing qualitative and quantitative data and synthesising complex information for a range of audiences.

Marita has extensive experience in stakeholder consultation. She has undertaken wide consultation with vulnerable populations, health care professionals, allied health workers, members of the judiciary, senior government and council representatives.

I am passionate about bringing meaningful insights to my clients to improve the social impact of policies and programs.

Marita’s diverse project experience:

  • Evaluation of the Digital Restart Fund for the NSW Department of Customer Service
  • Evaluation of the Housing Acceleration Fund (Round 5) for NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment 
  • Evaluation of the Jean Hailes National Digital Gateway for the Commonwealth Department of Health
  • Evaluation of the State-wide expansion of the Education Justice Initiative for the VIC Department of Education and Training
  • Post-implementation review of the Voluntary Purchase and Demolition Program for the NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation 
  • Review of the 2015-2020 National Partnership Agreement on Legal Assistance Services for the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department
  • Evaluation of Services Our Way for NSW Aboriginal Housing Office