Dr Geof Hirst—Board Member


Dr Hirst has had a distinguished career in a wide variety of medical roles since completing his urological training in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada in 1975. He was a transplant surgeon at the Princess Alexandra Hospital for almost 15 years and in urological practice as a Visiting Medical Officer at Mater as well as in private practice until 2004.

His administrative and other non-clinical roles have included:

  • executive positions with the Urological Society of Australasia and the Australian and New Zealand Association of Urological Surgeons
  • Director of Clinical Services, Mater Children’s Hospital
  • Senior Risk Management Consultant, Mater Health Services
  • Deputy Director, Professional Services Review
  • Director of Surgical Services and subsequently Director of Urology at Mater Health Services (2004 to 2013).

He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Geof currently chairs the Digital Health Committee and the Clinical Safety and Excellence Committee at Mater and sits on the Finance Committee as well as the Human Resources, Culture and Nominations Committee.

Board Committees

Mater Board has seven sub-committees that meet regularly throughout the year to guide direction across key strategic areas of Mater's business. The sub-committees make recommendations for action to the Mater Misericordiae Limited Board, which retains collective responsibility for decision making.