As the Area Allied Health Advisor and professional lead for SMHS allied health and health science professionals 2007-2016, Marani has lead strategic workforce planning, change management and education and training strategies to support SMHS reconfiguration, clinical service planning and commissioning during an unprecedented capital works program in WA.
With a background in management, project management, training & education, OSH, Aboriginal health, disability and rural and remote service provision, Marani has managed a number of State and Commonwealth funded projects for WA Health and has co-authored published research articles relating to aged care, emergency department presentations, clinical leadership and clinical engagement.
She was the allied health lead on the 2008 WA Health ‘Four Hour Rule’ tour and has championed implementation of this emergency demand strategy.
Marani has held a number of Board positions including Deputy Chair of the WA Health Northern and Remote Country Governing Council from 2012-2015, Board Director of the Curtin School of Physiotherapy Advisory Board 2008-2016 and Board Director of Kalparrin 2014-2017, a NFP Organisation that supports families of children with special needs. She has held the position of deputy chair of the WA Clinical Senate and is a champion of collaboration and clinical engagement
Marani is a Fellow of the Australian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM) and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).