Margaret has a background in business development, fundraising, health promotion, peer support and project management, moving from engineering and managed services to the NFP sector after having children.
Her latest work at Red Nose was the development and delivery of a $1.3mil pilot program called Hospital to Home implemented with five hospitals across Australia. The program delivers peer support and navigation to bereaved parents in the acute stages of grief following a stillbirth or neonatal death, with support provided by outreach workers with lived experience.
Margaret is a passionate consumer advocate and was a faculty member of Safer Care Victoria’s Safer Baby Collaborative. She also provides personal insight as a carer and consumer on Eastern Health’s Rainbow eQuality working group and Peter Mac’s United Colours of Us Diversity and Inclusion working group, and is a Board Director for Transcend Australia.