Nigel Harris - CEO, Mater Foundation (Resigned June 2020)

Nigel Harris is the Chief Executive Officer of Brisbane based Mater Foundation, one of Australia’s largest health care Foundations. He has been with the Mater for 23 years and has worked in fundraising for 35 years, specialising in the health and disability sectors.

Holding an MBA as well as qualifications in Public Relations and Marketing, Nigel is also a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE). In 2012 he was recognised as the Arthur Venn Fundraising Professional of the Year. He is a Fellow and past Chair of Fundraising Institute Australia, a former CFRE International Board member, and is on the Board of the UK based Philanthropy Centre.

Nigel is currently a director of Act for Kids. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders and a Past President of the Rotary Club of Albany Creek. He has been active in community and sporting organisations for over 40 years.