As IMB’s director of advancement, Maureen is responsible for the institute’s philanthropy, communications and community engagement.

Maureen’s postgraduate studies in social impact at the UNSW Business School were focused on social impact investing, philanthropy, social enterprises and demonstrating social impact, with a particular interest in global health. 

Prior to joining IMB, Maureen was development manager at UNSW’s Faculty of Medicine, where she was responsible for securing significant philanthropic funding for medical research to deliver positive outcomes for patients. In this role Maureen focused on neurosciences, women’s and children’s health, and public health, particularly global responses to HIV.

Maureen has extensive experience in entrepreneurial, consulting and marketing roles in the IT and ecommerce sectors. She now combines her business experience and passion for social impact to drive philanthropic investment in life sciences that promise to deliver significant health, social and environmental benefits.