Nigel Harris

Chief Executive Officer

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Nigel Harris MBA, CFRE, FFIA
Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer of Mater Foundation, Nigel is committed to linking community and philanthropic support to Mater’s health, education and research services.

Before joining Mater Foundation in 1996, Nigel held senior roles with non-profit organisations in both Queensland and South Australia. He has worked in the non-profit sector for 35 years, specialising in fundraising management. He has an MBA as well as qualifications in public relations and marketing, is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Nigel is a Fellow and past Chairman of the Fundraising Institute of Australia, a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre of Sustainable Philanthropy at the University of Plymouth (UK), and a former Board member of the USA based fundraising credentialing body, CFRE International.