Virginia Bourke


Virginia Bourke joined the Mater Misericordiae Limited Board on 11 February 2020 and draws on significant experience in law, corporate governance and consultancy, as well as active involvement in community organisations. She is currently a member of Mater's Clinical and Business Systems committee.

Virginia is the Chair of Mercy Health, a national Catholic not-for-profit provider of health, aged and community services.  She is also Chair of St. John Ambulance Victoria and a Director of St. John Ambulance Australia. Virginia is a Director of Catholic Health Australia and a member of the National Council of Caritas Australia. She is 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 is a lawyer and consultant in private practice with a breadth of corporate governance and commercial experience. She is a consultant with the national health industry group at MinterEllison Lawyers and previously worked as General Counsel for the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy Of Australia and Papua New Guinea and as Special Counsel in the Employment Law group at MinterEllison Lawyers.