Mary Robinson has been elected unanimously as the Chair of the Board of Directors at Peninsula Grammar School, succeeding Ron Zammit, and serving as the first female Chair in the School’s history. Mary has a long and celebrated history with the School, as a founding member of the School Chapel congregation and attending wood-working class and school productions during her time as a student at Toorak College. Mary’s two children, are graduates of Peninsula Grammar.
Mary is passionate about coeducation, citing that “it helps lead to a better outcome for all students, and prepares them for the real world.” She believes that Peninsula Grammar’s strength is in ensuring the best outcome for each individual student, with strong inter-disciplinary programs and staff that truly care for each student. Although 2020 has been a challenging time for every school, Mary believes it has been a watershed moment for the PGS community, and that the School is poised for a strong future, both academically and financially.
Mary is a Partner at KPMG in their Transformation Program Management practice and brings with her over 30 years’ experience working in leadership roles within organisations across the globe. Mary is also a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors. Her passion for Peninsula Grammar along with her remarkable qualifications positions her as a strong leader for the Board of Directors in years to come.