Steve Francia

Director Fundraising

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Steve Francia
Director Fundraising

Steve Francia joined Mater Foundation's Leadership Team in December 2016.

Previously working as a secondary school teacher, Steve moved careers into the not-for-profit space, and now has more than 25 years’ experience at executive level, across three sectors.

Steve has held senior management roles in regional, state and national sporting bodies, and was the Managing Director of well-known aquatic brand Zoggs Australia. In his most recent role, Steve was head of the national fundraising arm of one of Australia’s most iconic movements, Surf Life Saving Australia.

For the last decade, Steve has harnessed both his teaching and commercial experience within the charity sector, focusing on philanthropy and commercial (lottery) areas.

Steve is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and member of the Fundraising Institute of Australia.