Peter Maher has more than 30 years experience in leadership, senior management and executive roles across the education system, Federal Government and not for profit sector.

Prior to joining the Society he was working in senior management at Centrelink and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Peter’s early career was in the education sector in various teaching and Principal positions in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. In 2011, he was awarded the Order of Australia (OAM).

Peter has served on numerous boards and several Government advisory committees. He is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.