Peter Maher OAM, FAICD, CCEO, Adjunct Professor ACU.

Chief Executive Officer

Peter joined as St John Ambulance Queensland CEO after numerous board and CEO positions including an extensive 14 year career as CEO at St Vincent De Paul Society in both Queensland and the Northern Territory.

Peter brings a sense of passionate enthusiasm to his leadership which is demonstrated by his dedication to his work.

He began his career as a school teacher and principal before transitioning to senior roles with the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Centrelink and the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet

Having spent 12 years in the Government sector, Peter is highly regarded for his strong commercial experience and intimate knowledge of Government decision making processes and public policy issues.

Peter has a great passion for helping others and in 2011 was awarded The Order of Australia for his service to the non-for-profit sector.