NIDA acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we learn and tell stories, the Bidjigal, Gadigal, Dharawal and Dharug peoples, and we pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present.
Mary-Lou Donnan is a retired corporate lawyer who has worked in law firms in Sydney, London and Hong Kong. She has an Arts/Law degree from the University of Sydney, and a Diploma of Acting from Ensemble Studios.
She is on the board of the Lakes Golf Club.
Her not-for-profit experience includes the NIDA Fund Raising Committee (2011-2013), the Ascham Parents Association (2002-2015) and the Scots College Womens Association (2008-2016).