Virginia joined the Mercy Health Board in 2016 and is a member of the Mercy Health Corporate Governance, Remuneration and Nomination Committee and the Mercy Health Quality Committee. Virginia is a lawyer and consultant in private practice with a breadth of corporate governance and commercial experience. She has served as a director of several not-for- profit organisations including a term as a Director of Mercy Health from 2008 – 2014, and membership of the Mercy Health Human Research Ethics Committee. She is currently Chairman of St John Ambulance Victoria.
Virginia has broad legal experience previously working as General Counsel for the Institute of Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea and as Special Counsel in the Employment Law group at Minter Ellison Lawyers. Virginia brings a community perspective to her board roles based on her long involvement with local parish and school organisations.