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Dr Mary Corbett

Ms Corbett has over 22 years’ experience as a Director, spanning a diverse range of industries from cotton growing to public health, and has a strong focus on research and development and corporate governance.

She is currently a Director of DairyBio, a joint venture between Dairy Australia and the Victorian Government and has recently completed tenures as Chair of the Cotton Research & Development Corporation, Chair of the West Moreton Hospital and Health Services and a Board member of Wound Management Innovation CRC. She was previously Deputy Chair of Southbank Institute of Technology and Deputy Chair of the Australian Agriculture College Corporation.

She has significant experience of Board committees including remuneration, intellectual property, finance, and audit.

Ms Corbett has chaired and been a member of various Board selection panels.

She is the Managing Director of Australian Business Class, which specialises in providing Board and senior executive training and facilitation. Mary’s expertise lies in the areas of leadership, developing emotional intelligence and building personal and organisational resilience.

Ms Corbett has a BSc in Applied Biology (Hons Biochemistry) and a PhD in Clinical Physiology, and is Adjunct Professor with University of Queensland Faculties of Health and Behavioural Sciences and Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.