Ms Stace joins RPCV with decades of senior executive experience in the health, aged care and community sectors, including a 10-year period as CEO of a National peak body.
Ms Stace’s former roles, as CEO of a National peak body and General Manager in the Aged Care sector, have honed her skills to build effective relationships with diverse stakeholders. She self describes her style as open and focused on actively listening to all stakeholders who have a
constructive contribution to make.
Ms Stace has a Bachelor of Science (Hons), an Accounting Conversion Degree, a Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is also a qualified personal trainer with a passion for community health and wellbeing.
Maureen’s career spans more than 30 years working across academia, science and the healthcare sectors. Maureen is driven by a pioneering spirit and a deep desire to make a lasting social impact.
She has a particular ability to bring together multiple stakeholders to identify mutually beneficial outcomes and a collaborative way forward. Is passionate about delivering sustainable outcomes for organisations and the communities they serve.
Most recently Maureen was the Chief Executive Officer at the Australian College of Optometry where she worked to secure grants and establish eye care clinics for people experiencing disadvantage. She also secured funding from the Commonwealth Government to operate the Aboriginal Spectacles Scheme.
Maureen’s senior executive roles include Chief Operating Officer at the prestigious Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research; Director of the Office of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne and General Manager of the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne.
As a Non-Executive Director Maureen has served on the Boards of Very Special Kids, the Victorian Cancer Agency, Vision 2020 Australia and a wide range of Ministerial Advisory Committees and State and National Boards.
Maureen has a Bachelor of Science (Honours), a diploma in Education, and MBA from Melbourne University, is a graduate of Leadership Victoria, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a former volunteer from the Australian Breast Cancer Network.