Marlene Tanner

Head of Development, Human Resources, ANZ, AbbVie

Marlene Tanner is an HR and OD executive with deep expertise within the areas of leadership, talent, culture, and capability.  

Marlene is passionate about enabling individuals to reach their potential and for organisations to have the capability and culture in place in support of transformation. Her strong ability to partner effectively with both internal and external stakeholders enables her to synthesize complex business issues and find pragmatic solutions that create positive impact and cultural change.

Marlene’s expertise spans across a variety of commercial roles within the pharma and biotech industry. She has extensive experience working across all organizational levels designing and delivering talent and development solutions that enable business outcomes. This helps forge strong alignment of the people strategy with business objectives.