Mater welcomes Jane Schmitt as Executive Director of External Relations

06/Oct/2020     Mater Group

This month Mater welcomed Jane Schmitt as Executive Director of External Relations to form part of the state-wide leadership team, supporting all Mater ministries across Health, Research, Foundation and Education.

In this newly-formed position, Ms Schmitt will lead Mater’s focus on establishing, building and maintaining strong and beneficial stakeholder relationships across a wide network of partners to support Mater’s partnerships as it steps into a new era as a collective network of services across South-East, Central and North Queensland under one unified Mission.

Ms Schmitt joins Mater off the back of her previous role as CEO and Company Secretary of the Australian Medical Association Queensland, bringing a strong background in partnerships and growth within the healthcare sector, as well as experience as a practising lawyer.

In stepping into this new role, Ms Schmitt said she is looking forward to the opportunity to collaborate with knowledgeable and enthusiastic people at Mater who are passionate about improving the health of the community. 

“I have always wanted to be part of a team focused on contributing to better health outcomes for the community, and I am excited to join a team which strongly advocates for this,” Ms Schmitt said.

“This role brings enormous opportunity to collaborate with people across Mater to drive innovative approaches to service and delivery models by working with partnering organisations to further support Mater’s Mission.”

“Mater undoubtedly has a longstanding presence in many Queensland community, and I look forward to contributing to the significant role Mater plays in this space.”

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