Peter McDonald

Method of Appointment

Council appointed

Membership Tenure

Appointed 10/09/2012 to 31/12/2022

Current Committees

  • Finance and Resources Committee (Chair)
  • Recovery and Re-Set Committee

Professional background/experience

Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Politics)
Master of Professional Accounting
Fellow, CPA Australia
Graduate Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
Director, Melbourne Health

Peter currently works at Australian Red Cross Lifeblood as the Executive Director, Corporate Strategy and Transformation.  He is responsible for strategic & business planning; government relations; project management; marketing, public relations & internal communications; and international networking & humanitarian blood programs.

Peter has held previous executive roles at Alfred Health (CFO 2005 - 2009), Austin Health (CFO 1998 -2005), and with the Victorian Government.