Maria Amato (GAICD) is the founder of Results Management, a consultancy firm established in 1994 that provides change management and management accounting services. Maria is passionate about delivering solutions to streamline business processes to increase operational efficiency and profitability for her clients. She has over 25 years’ experience collaborating with clients in the arts, entertainment, hospitality, retail and service sectors with demonstrated expertise in financial management, strategic planning, risk management, sponsorship development, government funding, marketing, governance and stakeholder management.
Maria is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company directors and currently serves as the General Manager/CFO for the Australian Independent Record Labels Association and member of the Anchor board for Reeperbahn Festival. She held former positions as Board member for The Australian Institute of Music from (2017- 2019), Music Victoria from (2012 – 2014) as well as CEO/CFO of the prestigious Melbourne International Film Festival (2010-2014)