Margaret joined the Mercy Health Board in 2011. Margaret has more than 20 years' experience working in international trade and investment. During her career with the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) Margaret worked with a range of companies from SMEs to large multinationals across all industry sectors, helping them enter the global market and expand their businesses.
Margaret previously spent 10 years living and working overseas as part of the Australian Diplomatic Service, holding Trade Commissioner positions in South Africa and Singapore. Margaret also spent three years as the Trade Representative for Austrade in Lagos, Nigeria.
Margaret is a co-founder of the Women in Global Business program (a joint Australian, State and Territory Government initiative), and is involved in community interests such as the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival.
Margaret joined the Mercy Health Foundation Committee in 2012 and was appointed a Director in 2013.