Donna Bonney—Chief Executive Officer, Mater Education

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Donna Bonney—Chief Executive Officer, Mater Education

Donna has more than 25 years’ experience as a clinician, educator, manager and leader across both the public and private healthcare sector.

As CEO of Mater Education, Donna leads a diverse team of multidisciplinary education professionals and is responsible for organisation-wide teaching and learning strategy, implementation and evaluation. She is also responsible for delivering numerous health and related qualifications through Mater’s Registered Training Organisation, and the design, development and delivery of clinical education, research education, community education and faculty development programs at Mater and beyond.

Donna is passionate about interprofessional education and practice, improving communication and teamwork behaviours, and the power of simulation in education, systems and process testing to improve patient safety, experience and outcomes. 

Outside of her clinical and simulation certifications, Donna is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), holds a Master of Nursing (Advanced Clinical Education), a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Nursing, a  Bachelor of Nursing (Distinction), and is currently completing a Master of Education (Leadership and Management).