Our Board of Directors

The Mater Research Board of Directors is a diverse and dedicated team of professionals who are committed to the endeavours of the institute and its mission. The broad spectrum of experience and professional backgrounds provides Mater Research with strong leadership, knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of the prevention and treatment of conditions through all stages of life.

Mr Terry Crawford

B. Econ., LL.B., FGIA (Deputy Chair)

Terry is Chair of Mater Misericordiae Ltd (MML), member of the Finance Committee, member of the Property Committee, member of the Clinical Safety and Excellence Committee and Chair of the Human Resources, Culture and Nominations Committee. He is also a Director of Mater Research and Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee of Mater Research.  He is a director of Mercy Community Services (SEQ) Ltd (MCS) and Chair of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee of MCS.



He has extensive senior executive and director experience nationally and internationally, including prior roles as Head of International Strategy, HSBC Bank plc, London; Head of Wealth Management Europe, HSBC Bank plc; and Executive Director Corporate Finance, Boston Australia Ltd. He has been a director of government owned corporations, not-for-profit companies and commercial corporations for over 20 years.

Terry is an Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, The University of Queensland, and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws (The University of Queensland) and Bachelor of Economics (The University of Queensland), and was admitted as a Barrister-at-law in 1980. Terry is a member of The Asia Institute and The Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Terry currently sits on the Risk Management and Audit Committee, Finance Committee (Chair), Strategy and Planning Committee, Board Nominations Committee and the Clinical Advisory Committee at Mater.