Sr Sandra Lupi RSM—Board Director

Sr Sandra Lupi is a member of the Brisbane Sisters of Mercy.  Sr Sandra has 15 years’ experience in leadership in the Congregation and extensive experience in leadership and governance in the not for profit sector where she led significant governance changes leading to the establishment and formation of incorporated Boards in Health, Education and Welfare.

Sandra was appointed to Mercy Partners Council in September 2012 and elected Deputy Chair in December 2014.  Prior to being a member of Council, Sandra was a Steward of Mercy Partners and was Congregation Leader, Brisbane Sisters of Mercy, during the period that Mercy Partners was developed and instituted as a ministerial Public Juridic Person (PJP) and so, had a key role in that process.

As the Community Facilitator within the Queensland Government’s Department of Housing Community Renewal program (2000 -2003) Sandra developed strategic partnerships across Local and State government with the local community and implemented successful funding strategies to provide the local community access to Government funding for programmes.

Sandra is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors since 2013 and completed the AICD Director Nexus Program in June 2018. 

Since 2014 Sandra has been a Director of Mangrove Housing Ltd and serves as Deputy Chair. She is a member of the Risk Committee of the Board and Chair of the Board’s Business Development Committee.

She received a James Harris Fellow from the Capalaba Lions in 2016 for services to the community.

Sandra was appointed to the Board of Mater Misericordiae Ltd in November 2018 and is a member of the Mission and Ethics Committee, the Human Resources, Nominations and Culture Committee and the Finance Committee of the Board.

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.