Dr Peter Steer

Dr Peter Steer

Group Chief Executive, Mater Misericordiae Ltd

Dr Peter Steer was appointed to the Board of Mater Education Limited in January 2019 at the same time he was appointed as Mater Chief Executive Officer and has a wealth of health care administration experience and clinical expertise.

In September 2019 Dr Steer was appointed as CEO of Mater's services across Queensland where he managed the development of a shared strategy to sustain the Mission of Mater's ministries in health, education and research.

Previously, Dr Steer was the Chief Executive of Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) in London from January 2015.

Dr Steer commenced his medical career at Mater Brisbane in 1982 after graduating from The University of Queensland and worked at Mater in Adults and Children's Hospitals until 1987.

After a few years in New Zealand and Canada with further training in Neonatology, Dr Steer returned to Mater Mothers' and Children's Hospitals in 1991 and continued until 2001.

Dr Steer then spent further lime at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences in Canada as President and Chief of Paediatrics at McMaster Children's Hospital and Professor and Chair, Department of Paediatrics before coming back to Brisbane where he was involved in the merger of Royal Children's and Mater Children's Hospitals as CEO of Children's Health Queensland.

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