Virginia Bourke—Director

Virginia Bourke joined the Mater Board on 11 February 2020 and draws on significant experience in law, corporate governance and consultancy, as well as active involvement in community organisations.

Virginia is a lawyer and consultant in private practice with a breadth of corporate governance and commercial experience. She has served as a director of several not-for-profit organisations including a term as a Director of Mercy Health from 2008–2014, and as a member of the Mercy Health Human Research Ethics Committee. She is currently Chairman of St John Ambulance Victoria and Director of St John Ambulance Australia. Virginia is also a Member of the Boards Appointment Committee with the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne and an Advisory Board Member for the PM Glynn Institute at Australian Catholic University.

Virginia brings a community perspective to her role as Board member, informed by her long involvement with local parish, school and not-for-profit organisations.