Donna has a nursing background and over 25 years experience as a clinician, educator, manager and leader in both public and private healthcare organisations. As the Director of Learning and Development at Mater Health Services Donna currently leads a large and diverse team of multidisciplinary education professionals and is responsible for organisation wide teaching and learning for over 7000 staff. As CEO of Mater Education, an independent, commercial RTO, she is also responsible for the design and delivery of a number of nationally recognised healthcare qualifications and a suite of clinical education and simulation programs for the continuing professional development of the healthcare workforce. Donna has adjunct Associate Professor roles with both ACU and UQ, holds a number of undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications in nursing, education, project management and corporate governance.